How to safely celebrate Pride Month in 2021: Remember, not everyone is out. Ensure access for disabled and immunocompromised individuals. True pride happens when every single member of our community can access events and be involved. An event that does not take into consideration disabled access or financial access is no genuine pride. The communityContinue reading “Pride Month”
The CDC says we can now take off our masks. Anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers now believe the pandemic is over and they can go back to normal, which they never left in the first place. Is the pandemic of Covid 19 truly over? Did the Influenza pandemic of 1918 ever stop? No, which is we getContinue reading “It’s Over?”
I am a white American, and while I can’t pretend to understand what people of color have had to deal with since the beginning of this country’s history, I can feel pain about watching how they have always been treated and still are. A lot of white people have this misguided belief that racial tensionsContinue reading “Tweets from Twitter”
We all learned about American history in junior high (or middle school) and high school. But how much do you remember? How much did you pay attention to at the time? Unless you are a history buff or majored in history college, chances are not much. After all, American History was that boring subject youContinue reading “Don’t Know Much About History”
I have dealt with swollen legs and a radiation ulcer for the past two years. Two months ago, I was diagnosed with stage 4 Lymphedema. I was given a choice to go to the clinic every day for massage therapy on my legs, get my legs wrapped, or have a home health nurse and therapistContinue reading “Lymphedema Improvements”
The following reposted by permission from Brendan Birth: “ MAY 3, 2021 BY BRENDAN BIRTH What is… Cultural Appropriation? When I was a senior at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania (which was in Fall 2015), a HUGE controversy erupted on campus. In short, there was an “Around the World” party at the college. At the party, a student postedContinue reading “Cultural Appropriation”
When I was a kid, I knew there was something wrong with me. I didn’t know what it was, but I was sure it was my fault. I was convinced I was just lazy, crazy, and stupid. Amazingly, years later, I would find a book with those exact words as the title. It was aboutContinue reading “Having ADHD”
I can beat that.. I’m I Used To Rush Home From School To Watch New Episodes of Dark Shadows Years Old. The original Dark Shadows…the really cheesy one, not the remake with Johnny Depp.