Cappuccino froth with heart design
Writing

Hot, steamy days

Hello, everyone. I’ve been quiet lately. So let’s do some updates about all things Justin-related. Still at it In the last post, I said that I was taking a break from the essay book to work on another story idea I felt compelled to work on. Am currently spending the very hot Minnesota days working… Continue reading Hot, steamy days

Justin looking at computer monitor with hand on joystick mouse
Reviews

My review of the Green Bone Saga so far

This double book review is something that I wanted to do for a while. I am going to talk about both Jade City and Jade War, the first two books of the Green Bone Saga, by Fonda Lee. The Green Bone saga, an adult fantasy series, is basically about clan warfare between two families in… Continue reading My review of the Green Bone Saga so far

Dad smiling, holding 9-year old laughing Justin and his laughing younger brother on a hammock
Accessibility (#A11y), Music

What’s new with my life?

Here’s an update on stuff I am doing. Austin Yes, I am going to Austin, Texas, this fall just for a fun vacation. This is a test to see how flying works since the last time I flew was years ago. It will be my first trip out of state since going to Toronto. Fun… Continue reading What’s new with my life?

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