Category Archives: Profession

Posts that talk about daily life in our professions of choice

Valuing Vulnerability

Vulnerability and being real have been on my mind and in my heart as of late. More and more I seek to just be and to let that be enough for others. Maybe it's age, maybe it's that I lived so long trying to be normal (whatever that is) in spite of my disability....

What We Tell Ourselves Is Important

A couple weeks ago I had dessert with some friends that own units in my condo building. During the discussion, partially focusing on how bad the surrounding area was, a number was thrown out: there had been four murders in the new apartment building near ours this year. Yes, four. Facts aside, this was the story that was being told. Continue Reading...

Disguising Disability

Something has struck me as of late. It seems to me that most folks with disabilities who write or speak on the topic -- and who appeal to a broader audience -- tend to be motivational speakers....