Sunday Update: July 6, 2014
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Sunday Update: July 6, 2014

  There’s no ROW 80 check-in this week. The new around begins tomorrow, but I have some update-y things to cover, and I didn’t do one last week. Redefining Disability I made a new intro post for the expanded Redefining Disability Project, since the original intro was specifically for the blog series. If you’re new … Continue reading

ROW80 and Redefining Disability For Writers
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ROW80 and Redefining Disability For Writers

Okay, this post is going to do double duty as my ROW 80 check in for the last three weeks, a follow up to yesterday’s Redefining Disability discussion, and some general things I’ve been meaning to take care of on the site. Wait. That’s like… Quintuple duty. Or something. Anyway. Row 80 My goals for … Continue reading

My Life and the Evolving Internet: Musings of a Thirtysomething
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My Life and the Evolving Internet: Musings of a Thirtysomething

Please note, I wrote most of this post in Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and it always capitalizes “Internet.” Yesterday, I got into an interesting discussion with my friend Hannah. We were talking about classifying websites, the changing Internet, and differences in generational perceptions about it. I realized that I am in a pretty (weird) unique position. I’m … Continue reading

The Princess, the Fat Lady, and the Follow Up Post #1
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The Princess, the Fat Lady, and the Follow Up Post #1

Yesterday’s post on the Disney princesses generated some interesting and thoughtful discussions and comments. Here are some highlights. From a Facebook commenter: “…now I’m a skinny white woman. And being a skinny person can be the other side of the coin. I was picked on in school for being short and skinny, “Hey bag of … Continue reading

Food For Thought–“We’re All Veterans Today…”
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Food For Thought–“We’re All Veterans Today…”

I’m following an interesting discussion on Facebook. Doctor Maya Angelou is one of my biggest influences. I’m not sure whether to categorize her as a writing influence or personal one. She posted a status this morning that read: “We are all veterans today. There is not one of us who can say we didn’t have … Continue reading