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ableist language

Hey, I have some experience being hurt by ableist language.  My friend and I were talking about it, how she wants to stop using ableist language.  Here are some notions. psychotic I am diagnosed with mental illnesses and disabled by them.  Many times my feelings have been hurt, when people I love say hateful stuff… Read More »

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sapiosexual

I heard of sapiosexuals some years ago.  Sapiosexual people are attracted to intelligence.  Right away, I could relate to it, as I love intelligence too. Wow–I am impressed by vocabulary, wit, wordplay, being understood.  Someone who brings me new ideas, like a cat brings a dead lizard!  When someone I love says a phrase in… Read More »

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caregivers for disabled people

Did you know Ming is disabled by ocd?   He mentions narcolepsy often, as his disability.  But ocd complexifies the narcolepsy all day long.  (This post is about caregivers for disabled people.) Imagine needing to keep track of everything you do, including pills you take, but you fall asleep a hundred times a day.  Imagine needing… Read More »

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boundaries

Las Vegas is northeast of Los Angeles.  I feel like Las Vegas is just east.  Or even I feel like it’s southeast.  When I look at the map, I get discombobulated.  I feel like Las Vegas should be where Phoenix or even Tucson is. How wonky are the maps in my head. boundaries How horrible… Read More »

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candy tasting party

Hey, guess what.  Our friend gave us candy for Christmas, mailed in the mail.  It was exciting to receive.  There was jewelry, from another friend, who is the candymaker’s partner.  We hung the pendants as ornaments by some bunnies. I wanted to show you pics of the candy tasting party.  Ming had carried my chair… Read More »

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misogyny, emotional labor, Mama

Hey, I notice the new year keeps going.  My friend had a sparkle sword of fireworks, new year’s eve.  I said it was cutting through the illusion of years.  The scam of the annual. Also I looked at my window because rainbow colors were fountaining–so bright, I could see the firework through my closed curtain. … Read More »

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Great British Intelligence Test

Hey, gmorning.  I notice a new year has occurred.  It’s like the sun coming up every day–you can’t stop it, so you might as well enjoy it. spacial Yesterday I took a test–it had been a long time, since I took a test.  The last test I took was probably a pregnancy test.  Hahaha.  Just… Read More »

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Hey, that essay I had published in BiWomen Quarterly about being my own girlfriend–you can read it separated out also.  Nice for sharing!  I love this essay and believe in the project, whole-heartedly. being my own girlfriend experiment We cycled over to this community garden and were treated to a sweet tour.  A kind man… Read More »

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lentil burgers

I made some lentil burgers, a while back.  They turned out with a delicious flavor.  But they didn’t stay together all that well. I put a little tiny bit of ground sage.  The onions were very nice.  Garlic, of course.  Telling you about it makes me want to make lentil burgers again. Lentils can be… Read More »

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guide to courtyard cats

I thought you might like this guide to courtyard cats.  In case you come here and need to know who you’re dealing with, in the cat courtyard. friendly black cat: Rainbow Rainbow is my darling.  She used to be hugely fat, and then became regular size.  It was confusing, and I was afraid she was… Read More »