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Relinquishing and resuming

Autumn has given way to Advent and we are learning new lessons in how to both relinquish and resume our grip on all manner of things. 238 more words

Community

a Disability Is Much More Than a Chair.

A disability is much more than a chair.
Yet, when we imagine a disabled person, many automatically think of someone in a wheelchair. But i’d like to know where the idea of a disabled person HAVING to be in a wheelchair came from. 819 more words

Chronic Illness

Book review: Look Up!, by Jung Jin-Ho

Jin-Ho, Jung. Look Up! Holiday House, 2016. $16.95. 32p. ISBN 978-0-8234-3652-1. Ages 5-8. P9Q9

The book is all about perspective as a girl in a wheelchair looks down from her balcony onto the street far below. 116 more words

Book Reviews

How to build a wheelchair phone mount?

When I got my new wheelchair one of the problems I wanted to solve is not having to get the phone in and out of my pocket. 191 more words

A List of Shit I’ve Been Permanently Exempted From Because I’m In a Relationship With a Wheelchair User

When I was single and trying to socialize with people, I constantly felt self-conscious about the fact that I was totally uninterested in most of the activities my peers liked. 321 more words

This is what I've been talking about.

I’ve been away from this blog for quite some time, dealing with some complicated shit. More about that later. But for now:

This is what I’ve been talking about. 357 more words

Regular Life

Teaching Sensitivity to Young Children

We were walking home from the park when my preschooler loudly said, “That man is bald, just like Uncle B!” The man, who was on his knees gardening, looked up and then continued to work. 532 more words

Picture Books