Day 328: So Your Friend Has Just Become a Wheelchair User, Now What?

Someone I know via a Facebook group has a friend who's in the hospital recovering from a car wreck that has turned him into a paraplegic. This group has absolutely nothing to do with disability but she mentioned it anyway for no other reason than it's a group full of amazingly supportive women. Even though... Continue Reading →

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Day 322: Words Have Power, Using Voices Conscientiously

The last few weeks of 2015 were not quite what I expected. I  have never been one to believe in a vast overarching destiny. I believe in the small, quiet nudges that you can almost miss if you're not listening that whisper, "go here," "do this," "don't do that," "this is important." I got several... Continue Reading →

Day 246: Grief as Shadow

Some call grief a process but that word implies that grieving is finite and has a definitive end. In my experience grief (specifically from the death of a close friend or family member) tends to behave more like a shadow. Some days it is bigger and more noticeable than others but once felt it is... Continue Reading →

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