Day 423: Disability and the Holidays or, Some Things to Consider

Thanksgiving is just around the corner in the United States and while I  am ambivalent about  celebrating the beginning of a mass genocide which devastated so many cultures (I once heard a Native woman say that her father refers to Thanksgiving as "Don't Feed the Strays Day" I support that sentiment wholeheartedly) I admit to... Continue Reading →

Day 422: A Pixie Pupdate In Which My Faith in the Disabled Community Takes a Hit

Yesterday we picked Pixie up from the trainer who has spent the week with her perfecting obedience and behavior in public, as well as introducing retrieving.  In a few months, she will start protection training because as a physically disabled woman I  am twice as likely to become the victim of violence and ignoring that... Continue Reading →

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