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barefoot Occupational Therapist

“Hey, I wanna be a diy Occupational Therapist.  A barefoot Occupational Therapist,” I said to Ming. He seemed to think that was a good idea.  Being a consultant always seemed fun, to me.  I could specialize in crazy people and fat people.  Yes, my favorites! Too bad I’m horrible at money.  I would never charge… Read More »

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power and emotions

Hey, gmorning.  I was thinking more about power and emotions.  I think about power a lot–who has it, who has less, how it got that way.  But mostly where to go from here. I see power relations under the surface everywhere, mostly not spoken about, but controlling much of what we do.  Performances of respect,… Read More »

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Love & Rage

Race, Gender, and Anarchist Cultural Politics is a cool panel I saw online over zoom.  There were three speakers speaking some truth of their expertise. I learned a lot–something about anarchist propaganda in the Caribbean up to 1920, then some Spanish writers who were women, and also a little about Love & Rage, which was… Read More »

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happy community

“What do you mean, it was dysfunctional!  As long as you did exactly what she said, exactly how she said to do it, everything was fine!”  We laughed, talking about happy community, reminiscing.  Yes, those were the days. daydreaming I was daydreaming about other futures.  We were thinking about where it would be best to… Read More »

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herbal abortion

I blogged about how Earth love helps me feel stronger.  Herbal abortion knowledge is part of that.  It’s a way to use plant power to have control over our own reproduction and health. Also, I like learning about Earthy ways of doing things as alternative choices.  Mainstream medicine hurts me and is so dysfunctional.  The… Read More »

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valid bodies

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sugar McD (@shooglet) Hey, I really like this art.  I like the mystical vibe, the tummies, togetherness of humans, triangle-ness.  The normalization of bodies fat like mine, valid bodies.  Thank you and love to the artist and models. Thinking a lot lately about all bodies being… Read More »

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power

I notice people are often called “mentally ill” to take away their power.  And I see people called “mentally ill” just for having any unwanted behavior. Yeah, I hear voices–I have strong moods, etc.  My mental health is more intense than most, maybe.  But anyone pushed to an extreme or really hurting can have strong… Read More »

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what stops change

Hey, there was a meme I was dissatisfied by, so I had some commentary, made a list of my own, of what stops change, in my life. I realized it would make a terrible meme because it was too much.  Then I realized there were factors inside me and outside me.  So I thought I… Read More »