This election season has been atrocious when it comes to stigmatizing and ableist language in public political discourse. The Trump campaign has made insinuations about Hillary Clinton’s health, mental and physical, but more insidiously liberals have constantly felt free to publicly speculate about Donald Trump’s mental health. Donald Trump is crazy, they say. He’s a … Continue reading Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2
Trigger warning: This post deals with the loss of a pregnancy. My partner recently had a miscarriage. There. I said it. This is a taboo subject. This is a very stigmatized subject. This is not something you talk about openly. It makes people uncomfortable. But it’s true. She had a miscarriage. We should not … Continue reading Mourning is Not Depression
“My life is a package tour and I am simply the passenger.” - Lucas I have no idea who I am. I can tell you a lot of things. I can tell you, for instance, that George Fullerton is far more responsible for the iconic Fender Stratocaster than Leo Fender. Leo was an engineer. His … Continue reading Who Am I?