Jody Sparks Alphabet P – T

Day four of the alphabet game. And speaking of letters, Eleanor has correctly spelled all fourteen lists worth of study words. Now we review. Tomorrow is the day, folks! Her favorite word is bolshevik. Mine is schnecke. And gesundheit.  And tchotchke. Anyhoo —

P is for Precious. I think you can only pull off using this word if you have kiddos. And this one certainly applies to Magnolia. Looking back, she should have been M, but P definitely works. As you may know, P is my favorite letter. I once wrote a whole post about it. (This is my challenge to Erin: Write a post about your favorite letter, or least favorite. You can TOTALLY have a favorite.) And sweet Magnolia should definitely be in my favorite letter spot. She is practically perfect. In fact, I think I just told someone the other day, it’s possible she’ll grow up to be Mary Poppins. Her goodness is so pure.

Q is for Qi, which is a legal Scrabble word. So is qat, qaid, qadis, and suq. And that is super Qool!

R is for Rats. They make good pets. Don’t rule them out. They enjoy being handled and never bite. One might end up in your bed in the middle of the night because it’s so smart that it got out of its cage, but at least it found you to let you know that it was out. Plus, Josh is there to remind you that its a pet. NOT vermin.

S is for Suffering. Can’t have Love without it. See letter L. It’s also for Stargirl, my favorite book.

T is for Talking. Sometimes I ask people questions that I could easily Google. I mean, I literally sit with Google for about 10 hours a day. But I need people. I need talking. We’re in this thing together! So, go ahead and tell me to Google it. I just wanted to hear your voice.

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Jody Sparks Mugele spent her first career in marketing writing and leading teams of writers and editors. After her son came out as transgender in 2015, she dedicated herself to advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. For two years, she led the Indianapolis regional chapter of PFLAG, a nationally renowned LGBTQ+ advocacy group. She has given many conference talks about parenting trans kids, healthcare in the trans community, and suicidality among LGBTQ+ youth. And with GenderNexus, an Indianapolis-based advocacy organization, she created programming and led support groups to work with parents to help their children through all aspects of gender transition. She recently moved to Northeast Georgia where she is excited to develop opportunities to continue to strongly and proudly advocate for LGBTQ+ members of our society. She also LOVES kitschy Christmas crafting!

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