Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

Grace in Small Things 1039: New York, GenderAvenger People, Friends, Shepherd's Pie, and Aidan's Birthday

Grace in Small Things 1039: New York, GenderAvenger People, Friends, Shepherd's Pie, and Aidan's Birthday

  1. I spent three days in New York last week. There was a time when I believed it was not possible for me to go anywhere, and I'm thrilled to be in a life that makes it possible.
  2. I hung out with my GenderAvenger people. I only get to see them about once a year, so it's nice to see their faces up close and in person.
  3. I was able to hang out with two social media friends, Anne-Marie and Briar (and her kid Beckett), and they are even better humans in person.
  4. I ate my weight in shepherd's pie while recovering from heat stroke, which is what you get when you visit New York during a heat wave. Heat stroke isn't great, but convalescing over a cast iron pan filled with meat and potatoes is.
  5. I made it home just in time for Aidan's birthday. Taking three planes home with no delays or layovers? Miraculous.

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If You're Reading This, You'll Know I Made It Out of This Horrifying Flight Alive

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