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Ruminations of a Sign Language Interpreter

via Daily Prompt: Rube

I was standing at the corner early one morning, waiting for the go ahead to

cross the busy city street.  The corner was packed full of people. 733 more words

Word Wonder

TV Has Never Seen Characters Like the 20-Somethings of 'This Close'

Two writers and actors, both of whom are deaf, have created a show that’s not about being deaf, but about friendship, love and relationships and navigating the world today as 20-somethings. 1,014 more words

Streaming Service

From Sign-Language Tutor to Lead Actress

Lauren Ridloff, who was born deaf, will star onstage opposite Joshua Jackson in “Children of a Lesser God” — her first major theater acting job. 76 more words


I saw the sign: My evening of comedy with Ray Bradshaw.

It is Fringeworld time again here in Western Australia and to be honest, I was not particularly psyched about it this year, mainly because I could not navigate the festival’s website or guide with my screen reader software. 839 more words

Music without ceasing?

Series: Observations about the conduct of meetings in the so-called ‘new churches’, from an older person’s perspective—1.

Hearing deteriorates as folk get older—as I know from experience: my hearing aids are very powerful ones. 494 more words

Christian Comment

Hearing, Mother Father Deaf

7.30 am.  Late summer.  At the Level Crossing, East Farleigh Station.  The Maidstone West to Charing Cross is approaching.  I’m fifteen years old, sitting in Dad’s car.  652 more words

Family And Deafness

Some Fish to Fry

Meant to write this at the end of the night when I got some rest, but have run out of energy. Oh boy! Trying to write it anyway. 1,019 more words

Life And Family