Category Archives: community

A Summer Camp for Adults? YES!

I’m sorry that I’ve been out of the loop with y’all for so long, but it was a long summer. My spouse moved out, and I was trying to find a roommate without luck since I need some help with … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Intimacy

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. They always seemed to be an exercise in failure. I pick one word to guide my decisions in the coming year and to see how that word shows up in my life. I … Continue reading

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“Third Places”

Have you ever heard someone talking about “third place” in a context that has nothing to  do with competition? I’ve heard the phrase and sort of gathered the implied meaning, but the origin is from a book called The Great … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide for Someone Suffering a Melancholy Christmas

I thought I’d try something different tonight. The Mighty writing challenges for the month of December came today, and I decided to write for those of us who are living with depression this holiday season. Even if we can’t pretend … Continue reading

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Meet Alternate Roots

I had forgotten about Alternate ROOTS for a while, but they definitely deserve a mention in the world of disability and creativity in the Southern United States. Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted … Continue reading

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My Heart Bleeds for Beauty and Justice

The Bleeding Heart Art Space lives and breathes in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It came to life after I left Edmonton in 2011. Somehow I happened upon it a while ago, and I’m just in love with the idea. We have … Continue reading

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Being a Good “Literary Citizen”

I had never thought of literary citizenship as a “thing” before, until my friend Andi Cumbo-Floyd mentioned it on her Facebook page for her small business called Andilit a couple of months ago. For some reason today, it’s been floating … Continue reading

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