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August 2017

Disability New York Stories 2017 Travel Writing

When The Accessible Hotel Room Is Inaccessible

30th August 2017

The first thing we thought about when planning THE TRIP was finding a wheelchair-accessible place to stay on Long Island. I love my Mom, but having three extra people in her house would not be a clever thing to do. We thought about renting a room in a house, but couldn’t find a place accessible for me that was also kid-friendly. Now.  I like staying in hotels.  I especially like staying in hotels rooms with bathrooms I can take a…

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Coffee Talk Sharing The Love

Not So Random Connections

28th August 2017

One of the things I love about blogging, maybe the first thing I love about blogging, are the connections we make with the people behind the blogs. I love the randomness, the silly and the serious, the excuses to connect.  I’m answering these random questions because Becca and Gloria wanted to know my answers to them. And because I like random questions.  I think random questions help people think about/work out/put words to the not-so-random things in life. And so,…

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Coffee Talk Disability Humor Life

Like It Is

25th August 2017

Seven years is a long time. Since my last post, people have been congratulating me on 7 years here.  While I appreciate it, I haven’t really done much with it in all those years. OK, so I got married and had a kid.  There’s that.  But in terms of ass on seat, tell stories, and keep doing it, there’s been not a lot. I haven’t really done what I originally set out to do, which was connect with other people…

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Books Humor New York Stories 2017 Travel

New York Book Haul

24th August 2017

These are ALL THE BOOKS I acquired while in NY or at the airport on the way. Airport books: The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund, Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann, and Not Working by Lisa Owens. The rest of these BEAUTIES were found at B&N where I wanted to spend ALL day, and Book Revue, where we nearly did. Also, had a blind date with a book curtesy of the beautiful Biblioflames, where I could have…

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Coffee Talk Humor Life New York Stories 2017 On The Road Travel

Where Everybody Knows Your Name?

22nd August 2017

Hello! Picture it: A relaxed but working writer on her laptop in a coffeeshop.  Sipping coffee and eating a complicated but delicious sandwich.  Inspired by the coffee shop music of various conversations punctuated by random laughter and maybe some tears.  Inspired by her coffee and her complicated but delicious sandwich. Setting the scene out the window.  Or at the next table. Happily caffeinated and writing words. That writer WAS NOT me. I know I said I’d be blogging throughout the…

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