Monthly Archives: December 2015

More from the subway

Yesterday I squeezed onto a red line subway train headed for the Loop. At the next station people, healthy looking people got up from the “Designated Seats” for the elderly and disabled and a young woman standing next to me … Continue reading

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Invisible on the Rush-Hour Subway

For those who’ve never before encountered me in my writer’s persona, I should describe who, or what I am. How’s that for a small project? In brief, my age is closer to 70 than to 60. I am a creature … Continue reading

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Visible Disabilities

http://www.alternet.org/culture/dear-kylie-jenner-my-wheelchair-isnt-prop-stop-playing-dress-games-my-reality This is an interesting piece by a woman whose disability requires a wheel chair responding to the picture of Kylie Jenner in an Interview magazine spread using a wheelchair as a prop in the photos of her nearly naked … Continue reading

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Returning to the World of Work

After more than a nearly uninterrupted 22 years of being unable to work, I recently went to work as a contract psychotherapist for a very good clinic in Chicago. I was able to do this after a fall on unseen … Continue reading

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