Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

Image Alt Text: Photograph of four colorful lampshades on a black background, all askew. Me, trying to explain my not-so-bad-all-things-considered* OCD to my loving husband after I burst into tears tonight over a lampshade: It’s not that I actually care about...
Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a one-by-eight yellow lego piece held by a thumb and forefinger. The background is black. The piece has a series of holes in the side. The final hole has been drilled out to make it slightly larger than the others.  This post is Part 3...
This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a large brown moth on a large green leaf. The moth’s wing has seven large dots on it that look like eyes. This moth, like many people with disabilities, is a master of disguise. Yesterday, I wrote a post about the difference...
Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

Image Alt-Text: This image is a comment screen-captured from Medium.com. It reads: Right here, a perfect illustration of the difference between accessibility (always already accessible for ALL) and accommodation (“We have to go out of our way JUST FOR YOU.”). The...

Writing Roundup: Nov 2015-Jan 2016

I’m changing up the format of the writing roundup from those in the past. Used to be, in a writing roundup, I revisited all of the pieces I published during the past month or two, pulling out highlights from each one. Here’s the change: Now, I’m only...