A silly little post to make you smile on this hot summer day! … More Hot Dog Days of Summer
I discuss how masks and their affect on my hearing has brought back a childhood memory. I also give a brief book review of the novel “Such a Fun Age.” … More When masks make everyone sound like an adult from a “Peanuts” cartoon and a book review.
I realize that I have been subconsciously apologizing for my brain injury making me different and I decide to stop apologizing. I discuss in this essay. … More Stop apologizing for what makes you different, including brain injury.
This blog post is a writing update with some actual writing news (a link to some of my published writing) and a discussion of more to come. … More Writing Update: Poetry and Puttering
Living with a brain injury is like battling yourself sometimes. … More Battling your brain #TBIthursday and Hearing Loss Technology
Recently I watched this year’s Best Picture Academy Award winner “Nomadland.” The film strikes me as a very American story about a woman without a permanent home or job who finds herself living a nomadic life after the death of her husband and the loss of her job and community (“Very American” because of the … More Feeling nomadic during a pandemic #TBIthursday
The act of healing implies time passing. However, sometimes it gets hard for time to pass without feeling restless. A book review of “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle is included. … More Restless Healing
As someone who is a lifelong creative and writer, I am now realizing my creativity has ebbs and flows to it. And instead of beating myself up for the ebb, I am giving myself a little grace. #writingupdate … More Writing Update: Meeting inspiration where it’s found
A little essay about the long and varied process of healing after trauma (particularly a coma and TBI). I also discuss the Oscars (coming up on April 25th). … More The many versions of self after healing from trauma
I discovered that I can enjoy podcasts again now that Google Chrome has live captioning for audio and video. This is a huge and happy discovery for me that I am happy to discuss in this weekly post. … More I heart podcasts and I can enjoy them again