Things ‘n Things

As I was flipping through my first issue of Conde Nast Traveler (thanks American Airlines miles!), I was inspired to write about something that has nothing to do with my having a disability. I wrote a post a while back about Living on One Dollar, an extremely touching and thought-provoking documentary on Netflix. The older I … More Things ‘n Things

The College Years

I’m probably one of the few people who went to college that doesn’t say “oh my gosh, those were my best years.” I don’t look back on a lot of fond memories and I definitely don’t wish I was still in college (ok I did have Fridays off a lot so I do miss that … More The College Years

Treat Yoself

“Life is short and there are so many moments that might come up at the hands of other people that try to rob us of our happiness. That unfortunately will never change. But what can change is our reaction to it.” … More Treat Yoself

Inward and Outward

I’m not very good at hiding how I feel on any given day, which is rather ironic because I’m not so great at actually talking about my feelings, especially with friends and family or in a relationship. If I’m having a bad day, pretty much everyone within a 100 mile radius can probably tell just … More Inward and Outward

Paying it Forward

My dad texted me this morning about something awesome that happened to him. He was at Starbucks behind a guy who bought 2 $10 gift cards. Said guy turned around, gave one card to my dad and one to the woman behind him and told them both to have a happy day. Reading his text … More Paying it Forward

The Outliers

I’m not a big fan of generalizations and especially not of stereotypes. Part of this I’m sure stems from my having a disability that’s different than what most people are used to seeing. But I also just don’t think you can ever apply ideas or characteristics to an entire group of people. Even if the … More The Outliers