Monthly Archives: April 2016

Brand New Key

Today’s prompt is about roller skates, and since Jimmy Fallon just did “Brand New Key” so epically, i needed to post this video. (You’ll get to see Melissa McCarthy do her thing too.) Watch Jimmy while he’s lipsyncing–his gestures are … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I remember how much I loved books I remember walking around the library I remember stacks of books that I carried home I remember carrying them back to their home I remember the first time I went in a bookstore … Continue reading

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Letting Go of The Outcome

It’s hard to write sometimes (or do anything creative) if you’re a control freak. And when it comes to my work, procrastination is usually the way my “inner control freak” comes out to play. In the counseling/social work fields, which … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine!

Have any of you ever attended a Disability Pride Parade? I’m quite intrigued by the idea. I live outside Asheville, NC, where there’s always somebody celebrating something or other. But I have never seen a Disability Pride Parade. What do … Continue reading

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I Am a Purple Zebra

I could have been a yellow elephant; I could have been a red zombie Eating brains from everyone I saw; I could have been all kinds of things If it weren’t for one problem– I am a purple zebra.   … Continue reading

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