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MC Candy Foot

breakfast ingredients “You want a grackle for breakfast?” I asked Ming.  A grackle was vocalizing in the courtyard. “Yeah!” he said. “Oh, honey.  You don’t eat birds.  The only animals you eat are sea creatures.” “Well, that’s good because they both start with a c.” “Uh–grackle doesn’t start with a c.  It starts with a… Read More »

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interview with Dabby Longlegs

Last month I had an interview with Dabby Longlegs about riding trike, radical mental health, power, healing, zines, the gifts my ancestors gave me, the love I feel in my body.  Yesterday it posted.  Yay! Please consider listening to this interview with Dabby Longlegs.  It’s a conversation about being unconditionally valid.  Art, activism, health, and… Read More »

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fat zine archive

Hello, how are you doing?  Hopefully enjoying life, finding moments of intense pleasure within stress and heartache, like delicious bright blueberries in the muffin of existence.  I hope you’re loving yourself however you are today, a valuable miracle of survival.  I want to tell you about this fat zine archive that some people I admire… Read More »

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feel your feelings

I ponder the damage done in the world by people who hate themselves.  Mostly because they don’t feel their feelings. “I think people hate themselves because they do bad behaviors.  And they do bad behaviors because they don’t let themselves feel their feelings,” I told Ming.  “And that makes them do more bad behaviors.” luxury… Read More »

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ample movement

I started doing yoga over zoom with Ample Movement.  The teacher is incredible. clear kind helpful relaxing to listen to supportive brilliant about bodies Have I lucked out with gifted yoga teachers, throughout my life?  Yes, I have. First I did a chair yoga short class with Ample Movement on youtube. It was great, so… Read More »

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letter to a stranger whose mom died

This is a letter to a stranger whose mom died.  I ached to write a letter to her, although I don’t know her.  It’s about my mom’s death and what I’ve learned so far on my grief journey. Dear kind piano teacher, Hello, I heard your mom passed away.  I’m sorry she is no longer… Read More »

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you are stronger than hate

You are stronger than hate is my motto lately.  I was making art recently, and slogans I like were coming to me: queer liberation for all life forms queer revolution fight the power love one another You are stronger than hate was loud and clear. The sentences are ideas I need to share and need… Read More »

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helpful sermon on radical mental health

Yay, the link is up!  I’m happy to share with you the helpful sermon on radical mental health.  Please enjoy and share with anyone. I was ecstatic to speak my truth clearly, for the local Unitarian Universalist church, and tech worked mostly well.  Here’s the blurb with some of main ideas. valid Radical mental health… Read More »

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my favorite stims

Stimming is a common thing humans do.  Stims can be comforting, stress reducing, pleasurable.  I made a video (with Ming’s help) about my favorite stims.  The CC works pretty good; it says stems instead of stims, but you get the idea. Thought you might like to see what I do.  Or you might like some… Read More »

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clothes

A friend gave me trash bags full of her mom’s clothes, maybe a year ago, as her mom moved into assisted living.  Her mom’s clothes mostly fit me.  Ming and I sorted through countless jackets, shirts, pajamas, pants, dresses.  Some of the clothes were worn out and done.  Most we gave away, but some we… Read More »