Supporting Bernie Sanders in both 2016 and 2020 looks more foolish by the day. I am truly ashamed by the amount of money I gave him, the time I donated to his campaigns, and worst of all the hope I had in him.
The first weekend Desiree and I began talking, she started singing the Carpenter’s song Top of the World. Over time, it has become our song. So, I have decided to share it here. I just love hearing her sing, especially our song.
This is me singing Silver Bells. I’m doing this one for the American Council of the blind karaoke show this week, because it’s my mom’s favorite holiday song.
Across America, politicians are doing, as they always have, representing their wealthy donors at the expense of workers, people of color, people with disabilities, and anyone not wealthy. But the so-called return to work movement is not just the usual ableism, classism, and racism we have come to expect from politicians. It’s also the related… Continue reading Forcing People Downtown is Racist
Over the last couple of weeks I have been developing a podcast and website that I hope will educate others with disabilities on their legal rights and help them understand how to enforce them. The website for this new project is Demand Our Access. The first episode of the podcast was yesterday at two PM… Continue reading Demand Our Access
For the month of December, our American Council of the Blind karaoke theme will be holiday music. This is my submission for the December third show.
Desiree has gotten me to try karaoke. Actually, I decided to sing to encourage her daughter to give karaoke a try. I wound up finding it fun. So, I am giving it a try.
Thomas Perry’s The Old man is the first book written by the author I have read. While The Old Man has some issues typical of its genre that make some of the plot a bit hard to believe, the book was entertaining and worth a read. I imagine I will read more by Thomas Perry… Continue reading Reviewing Thomas Perry’s The Old Man
I wrote a similar post prior to the 2020 election describing how disappointed I have become with American politics. I just finished my ballot for this year’s election, and filling it out left me feeling more disconnected than I felt from politics in 2020.
Corporate influence over nonprofits through donations is something that is rarely discussed. This is especially true when we consider the influence corporate donations to nonprofits has on advocacy efforts of those nonprofits. While this reality is true for almost every nonprofit, I will use the example of blindness organizations to highlight this point. I’m using… Continue reading Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy