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my zine presentation realized

Hello, how are you doing?  I’d like to share my zine presentation link.  Some folx were present over zoom for the Zines ASSEMBLAGE conference in England.  If you missed it, you can see my presentation whenever you like.  It’s here. I was aiming for 20 minutes and just about made it.  Ming and I were… Read More »

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prayer for Catholics

Ming and I visited a small mission, inland from San Diego in southern California.  In the church we saw some propaganda right by the door, about how Ming and I are not ok in the eyes of God.  It hurt, and I prayed this prayer for Catholics.  Please pray along with me. Prayer for Catholics… Read More »

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be my guest

Hello, I’m so excited–my second guest blog post Disabled Permaculture is out on my friend’s Awkward Botany blog.  Please take a look! I talk about how Ming and I are disabled, how disabled permaculture is a great way for us to garden and do community, and how it’s part of our interdependent family.  Gardening is… Read More »

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protection ritual

I did a protection ritual.  Ming helped me–thank you, sweetheart!  Lately I’ve been working on boundaries, and I have a lot of new ideas. boundaries Just like no one is allowed to touch me who I don’t give consent to, no one is allowed to take my energy, time, love, support, or attention who I… Read More »

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idiot wind

Idiot Wind is a new book by my poetry friend Michael Hannon.  It was published last year by Hoopsnake Press with art by Ke Francis.  I’d read and loved the manuscript, so I was happy to receive the book in the mail a few days ago, see the art, and revisit the poems in book… Read More »

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disabled dancing

Hello, I recorded a new poem “disabled dancing.”  I wrote it a few days ago after chalice circle.  We’d been talking about pets, and I was thinking a lot about teeth.  How some people get their pets’ teeth cleaned, but I live with elders who’ve been chronically homeless, and mostly they don’t have teeth.  I… Read More »

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how to sing your way through a panic attack

I wrote this poem how to sing your way through a panic attack this morning in the kitchen.  Although it’s written as instructions, it’s autobiographical.  I hope it gives you ideas of how to feel your feelings, grapple with death, and keep trying. Ming recorded me reading it.  We’re staying at a gorgeous cabin in… Read More »

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things I’ve made

Hello, wanted to show you some things I’ve made lately.  Yesterday I recorded a new video and put it on youtube.  It’s a guided meditation including an apple orchard and possible message of your own truth. Also I’ve been working on my rainbow dumpster goddess, for last month’s art along.  Goddess was day 26? It… 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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pink affirmations

This is my new pink affirmations video.  Thank you to Ming for videographing.  Sweetheart, your help really helped. Unfortunately, the camera on my phone is pretty bad.  The picture jumps annoyingly!  But I think the sound is ok, and the love is true. Maybe one day I’ll have better equipment.  Meanwhile, here’s what we got. … Read More »