Monthly Archives: June 2013

Llameness leads to strengthameness leads to strength

I just learned that the U.S. House of Representatives between 1858-1868 from Pa., Thaddeus Stevens, was born with a club foot. I learned this as I listened to the excellent movie, “Lincoln.” I googled Stevens and learned many things about … Continue reading

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Swimming Blind–Esther Williams anybody?

One of my childhood heroes has died at the age of 91–Esther Williams. Hoping to compete in the 1940 Olympics in various swimming categories, she was disappointed when the U.S. decided to cancel participation in the ’40 Olympics. She had … Continue reading

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Disability is sexy.

Of all the minority groups, those of us with disabilities seem somehow the least sexy. I use that term both in its usual sense, arousing, provocative, sensuous, slinky, titillating, as well as in the more casual use, meaning interesting or … Continue reading

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