True Crime: Trauma Porn?

While I was researching the controversy around American Dirt by Janine Cummins, I came across the term "trauma porn". Now, I am usually annoyed with the casual use of the word "porn" after something like "food" or "sky". These phrases don't have anything to do with actual pornography. Neither does this term. What's more, I …

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My Experience with My Second ASL Class

Last year around this time, I took my first American Sign Language (ASL) class. I figured I could use some learning to connect with others and the study of another culture to distract me from my constant, excruciating pain. It reminded me how much I love the traditional learning environment. Participating in the class made …

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Daily Delights: Interweb Finds

Bought this print but I can't decide if I want it in my house or my office. Probably office so I can look at it 40 hours a week. It's a download, so be prepared to print.I'm thinking about buying this sunshine wood round on Etsy. I almost can't resist.Just purchased this adorable retro inspired …

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Daily Delight: The New App that I Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Using

I really do not like grocery shopping. At the risk of sounding melodramatic, it's the bane of my existence as a human. The crowded aisles, the crying children, and the long lines can become so daunting that I'll forgo the market for too long and end up ordering out quite a few times a week …

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