On Words: Marginalized

An interesting article on employment issues autistics face found in  Slate. Here is the comment I left: This article could be written about my sons. It is also important to note that without a job coach, or even a coach … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Fashion, social media, égalité

One of the more interesting perks of the social media age is the ability of the general public to see fashion shows in real time. In other words, we can all be Miranda Priestly now. We get to decide whether … Continue reading

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9/11 Not Forgotten

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Book Review: Born to be Wild by Jess P. Shatkin, MD MPH

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Delayed adolescence has been in the news lately, and not in a good way. We have read and heard from an untold number of pundits, politicians, and social theorists how our young people are in danger of never growing up. … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

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The latest in the William and Hester Monk series involves the brutal murder of a Hungarian immigrant. It is decidedly vicious in nature, something for the most part, still unheard of in Victorian England. So begins the story An Echo of … Continue reading

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On Words: Honor

Much has been written about honor lately, most of it negative. Western society sees the concept of honor and they immediately prescribe “honor murders,” and the implications of a patriarchal society. The idea that a female, simply because of her … Continue reading

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On Words: it is resilience, not suffering

Suffer: to experience or show the effects of something bad Interestingly, every time society uses the verb “to suffer,”  in discussing a person’s situation or reality, does not mean humanity shows care or understanding. In fact, an extended definition of … Continue reading

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