My new book “Midlife Solo” is now available.

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from girl to boy, with the love of his parents

Have spent this lovely day sitting on the deck, reworking my stern lessons for writers, including an admonition not to be distracted by the internet. And of course, after writing that, I stopped to check email and Facebook. Just watched a very moving little film about a transgender child. Quite beautiful. Chris Tyrell, you will cry. And everyone else may too.



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About Beth

I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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