Screenshot of Bookshare Blog Technology is a Game Changer post, images of Justin at computer and Justin at soccer field, several book covers
Reviews, Writing

Top books read this year

I will read more this year, but it’s the half year mark now. So let’s kick off the summer by talking about the books I have read in the last six months and my most anticipated releases this year. The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green: love this essay book. 5 star experience. My one-word review… Continue reading Top books read this year

Justin at computer
Accessibility (#A11y), Writing

Update on blog book, other projects

Before I tell you the updates on the various projects I have started, hit that subscribe button so you don’t miss a single post. Also, feel free to share my posts on social media. I write about accessibility, reading, live music and life as a person with a disability. Now, let’s get into the projects… Continue reading Update on blog book, other projects

autographed To Sleep in a Sea of Stars poster, bookmarks, letter, photograph of Christopher Paolini
Accessibility (#A11y), Advocacy, Sports, Writing

Blog book update, fractalverse awesomeness, what else?

Fractalverse awesomeness I got some amazing things I want to share with you. I am just so appreciative and don’t know if authors or just people in general always realize the impact they have on others. On Wednesday, I watched the mail delivery person bring two packages to our door. The banner picture shows the… Continue reading Blog book update, fractalverse awesomeness, what else?

Tie-dye Vans shoes strapped on wheelchair footplates
Advocacy, Health

Tie-dyed hope

What a couple of weeks! Two weeks ago I was driving around a Vaccinate the Vulnerable rally and now I'm cautiously hopeful. All of my direct support staff, including my parents, received their first COVID vaccine shots within the past couple weeks. On Wednesday, rare diseases and other disabilities were added to the eligibility list… Continue reading Tie-dyed hope

Cars with signs and balloons driving on street, trees, snow, St. Paul Cathedral in background
Advocacy, Health, Political

Vaccines + Disabilities + MN = Not Eligible

Yesterday I got out of the house for the first time in months except for x-rays and seating appointments that I had at Gillette Lifetime Clinic. What did I do on my exciting day out? Went to a car (actually mostly accessible van) rally for Vaccinating the Vulnerable in Minnesota. You might be thinking, surely,… Continue reading Vaccines + Disabilities + MN = Not Eligible

Justin looking at computer monitor with hand on joystick mouse
Accessibility (#A11y), Health

Reading with Visual Tracking Issues and Auditory Neuropathy

To read or not to read.... or how to read when you have visual tracking difficulties and auditory neuropathy. Sorry, I couldn’t resist the Shakespearean pun. Today’s post is that post I promised I’d do in the comments from my last post. So, I am an avid reader who happens to have visual tracking difficulties.… Continue reading Reading with Visual Tracking Issues and Auditory Neuropathy

First Avenue crowd on main floor
Music, Writing

What the hell am I doing this year?

I don’t make new year’s resolutions. Instead of resolutions, I try to have a reasonable set of goals that are doable. So, here they are: Drafting an adult mystery: I am currently writing this murder mystery mainly from the perspective of a girl that has chronic pain and a third-person perspective of a serial killer.… Continue reading What the hell am I doing this year?