April is Autism Awareness Month, which you knew unless you’ve spent the last decade under a rock. There’s a side of autism that you don’t see if you don’t live with/teach/support an […]
She took a moment to compose herself…
Photography is the essence of social distancing During the coronavirus panic I’ve been going out every day, mostly to my local grocery bodega here in Brisbane, California for cigarettes and Dr Pepper. […]
I’M NOT DRUNK!
When Spinocerebellar Atax. Ia. See what I did there? When Spinocerebellar Ataxia attacks? Atax. Ia? Get it? Never mind. Anyway, as I’ve noted before I have SCA. And this morning there was […]
Women’s health and transgender advocacy
How do we handle the math? What if I told you that a study showed the number of breast cancer diagnoses dropped by 170,799 in some Year II compared to Year I? […]
Abortion laws are about control
Not surprisingly the S&R writers have been participating in an email conversation over the proliferation of extremist abortion laws: Ohio, Georgia, and Alabama specifically. Someone suggested a post about the role of […]
Jacy was a fighter
The next time someone complains about kids today being lazy, entitled, not working hard, etc., please take a moment to share my nephew’s story. Also, remind them of what the students at […]
The hope interval: what is happiness?
I have launched myself headlong into the hope interval. As always, the cynic in me is now at war with the romantic. There’s this moment we all know. It’s the period between […]
Ataxia Research Fund launches: aims to support Spinocerebellar Ataxia Research
The Fund strongly supports those working toward cures for major diseases, but we feel those living with, and dying from, SCA also deserve hope for a cure. As I’ve discussed before, I’ve […]
Keep your head up
No matter how hard the world tries to make you look down, the view is better with your head up. – I don’t do inspirational, but this was a little too relevant […]
Throw the old bums out. Throw them all out.
If you’re young, vote for a younger Congress “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” — Jack Weinberg, 1964 “I’m confident we’re going to win.” — Mitch McConnell, 76, Senate majority leader, during Kavanagh […]