Terianne Falcone

Marsha. Photo by author.

My friend, Marsha, has been having blood transfusions since she was six months old.

Every three weeks, she calls the hospital to hear an outgoing message. She hopes to hear her code, DM55. If she hears it, they have her blood available and she can go in for her transfusion.

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Creative commons

I now have respect for the Olympic sport more mocked than the Luge

  • It was first played in later medieval Scotland.
  • It’s a cross between shuffleboard and chess: accuracy and strategy rule.
  • Heavy round slabs of granite, stones, are slid from one end of the curling sheet (the “field”) to…

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Go, Amy, go!

By permission of Susie Eun — JEOPARDY! — Senior Publicity Manager

She’s a phenomenon.

Amy Schneider, the woman with the highest winnings and winning streak on the beloved 58-year-old game show, Jeopardy!, is normalizing being transgender.

She’s won $1,307,200 and 38 consecutive wins; THAT’s the sensation, not her gender.

When asked, she discusses her life openly. She says in some ways…

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Photo by WDnet Studio on StockSnap

The Platinum Rule trumps the Golden Rule. Everyone knows The Golden Rule: treat others the way you want to be treated.

Sounds great, right?

There’s a problem. It assumes other people want to be treated the way I want to be treated.

Let’s say I don’t care if you call…

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Terianne Falcone

Terianne Falcone

Writes on family, living abroad, & writing. Usually comic. Also on mental health (not comic!) Support Miss T: https://teriannefalcone.medium.com/membership