January 9, 2014

You are what you love, not what loves you.
"Adaption"

I didn't learn how to shave from my father either. Which turns out, I think, not to be so strange. One of the the things about manhood I learned from my father is that it's a solitary experience, a land of silences and understatements, a place where a lot of important things have to be learned alone. Whereas womanhood, a lot of the time, is a thing you get to share.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, from "Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders"

But then, this is one of the fundamental contradictions of parenthood-- the unending necessity to teach you children lessons that you yourself still have not learned.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, from "Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders"

http://kirkdev.blogspot.com/ On my devblog, a little ramble about smartwatches, now that I have a Pebble. Trying to decide if I really like that it just does a few things well, or if I'm just saying that...