Monthly Archives: December 2015

Living Beyond Limits

After I started processing last night’s post and how writing it made me feel, I realized something. I hate living within limits. I simply hate it. I’ve always wanted to be the one to expand my horizons. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Living Within Our Limits

I came back. I clicked on this page, realized I had nothing to say, then clicked away. But I knew if I skipped showing you what I do on a night that no words come, I wouldn’t be doing my … Continue reading

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Looking at Two Books About Autism

I read two books within a few days on mothers, children, and autism–The Waiting Pool  by Jackie Linder Olsen  and If I Could Tell You by Hannah Brown.  The Waiting Pool was my favorite, because the story seemed to flow … Continue reading

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How Do You Treat People with Disabilities?

  I watched an old episode of All in the Family this afternoon, and it’s just starting again. It’s about how people treat individuals with intellectual disabilities. It’s all about a young man named George who delivers groceries to the … Continue reading

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Transportation Challenges

I’m coming back to Rose B. Fischer’s Redefining Disability Awareness Challenge to answer the question, “What are the biggest challenges that you face in regard to disability? “ This is the question that I will never quite make my peace … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Creativity Is Blocked?

It happens to all of us. If you’re living with a disability or chronic illness, it may happen more often. Sometimes pain or fatigue or brain fog keep you from being in a creative frame of mind. Don’t blame yourself, … Continue reading

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More Inclusive Arts for All of Us!

One of my favorite places that offers people with disabilities opportunities to be creative is the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (The Nina) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I was never able to go and play there, because it was … Continue reading

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Making It All Better

We’re halfway through December, and I’m sitting here looking back at the past 11 1/2 months. Where on earth did it go? I know that people say that time goes faster the older you get, but I never believed it. … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things…Books

Since I talked about books and how much I love reading yesterday, I thought I’d tell you tonight about some of my favorite books. This list is in no way inclusive. This will probably be some kind of running discussion, … Continue reading

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What Is My Superpower?

I like feeling like a superhero. My mind doesn’t always come up with bright ideas, and my body isn’t always capable of brave ideas. Sometimes I feel like my main superpower is something just as simple as–reading books as often … Continue reading

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