Don’t Be A Tourist

tour·ist/ˈto͝orəst/ noun1. a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure.“the pyramids have drawn tourists to Egypt” Storytime! When my oldest son was perhaps a tad younger than 3 years old, something happened. A switch flipped. My sweet, happy, and charming boy turned into a raging nightmare. Terrible twos, right? Or is it threes? That was what I thought until it got worse. And … Continue reading Don’t Be A Tourist

Fuck Ableism

I read this early this morning. Click here, or below. “Climate Deniers Launch Personal Attacks on Teen Activist.” Subheading: “They also bash Greta Thunberg’s autism, creating collateral damage for others.” Yeah I’m not going to be polite about this one. I can’t bring myself to be, I’m so, so tired of it. I want to leave the politics and opinions on climate change out of … Continue reading Fuck Ableism

What -Insert Illness- Looks Like

I’ve got a number of thoughts here that I’ve talked about at various times, and they all sort of tie together so here it is. I came across this image a couple times today on Facebook, so I imagine it’s going a bit viral. “This is what depression looks like.” But, no. This is what depression CAN look like. To me, wording matters. Others will … Continue reading What -Insert Illness- Looks Like