Apocalypse Nope

In 4th or 5th grade, we read Z for Zachariah — a story about a 16-year-old girl surviving a post-nuclear-apocalypse world on her family’s farm in a sheltered valley. This story stuck with me for a long, long time. It was a vast departure from my usual fare of Little House on the Prairie and […]

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The eyes have it

Last week I gouged myself in the eye with the tip of an eye drop vial. You know the single-dose kind with the twist off top? You’re supposed to throw it away once you’ve used it. Or, if you’re me, you put it in the medicine cabinet because you can get another dose out of […]

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Live EEC Q&A on Facebook

Hi guys! I just did a new thing! I went live on Facebook to do a Q&A about EEC! There wasn’t a lot of Q’ing, so I mostly rambled on about life with EEC, but despite my internet connection cutting out a little bit, and my occasional “uhh” moments, I think it went pretty well! […]

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Touchy Feet

My next toastmaster speech project is supposed to be a “touching speech,” It’s practicing  how to convey emotion through storytelling. Instead of just saying “Billy felt sad because he wasn’t invited to Joey’s birthday party”, you’d tell the story of Billy watching his friends pass by on their way to Joey’s party and wondering why […]

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2017 NFED Family Conference Recap

The 2017 NFED Family Conference has already come and gone – in a flash, it seems. This year it was held in Falls Church, VA, which is right outside of our nation’s capital – Washington DC. The day before conference was Advocacy Day, and many NFED families went to Capitol Hill to speak with their […]

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Late Spring Inspired Memories

Hi there! I’m sitting outside on this lovely evening and I’ve been itching to blog for days now. There is a lot on my mind and I want to write about these things, but they are too hard right now. So instead, I will write about something that makes me happy.   This time of […]

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Hello from Houston!

Here I am in another hotel, in another city, on another work trip. That reminds me of an Ani Difranco song… in a coffee shop in a city which is every coffee shop in every city on a day which is every day The night before I left, I must have been subconsciously worrying that […]

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Show Me Your Hands

Yesterday I found out that one of my followers on Instagram is a devotee.  Shit. I knew this might happen when I went public with the blog and put a couple of videos on YouTube.  My first reaction to finding out that someone is looking at pictures of me solely because they think my deformed […]

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