How to Make a Synaesthete Crazy

The colorful illustration above drives me mad. It’s just plain wrong in so many ways, and I cringe each time I see it. I wish I could banish it to the nether reaches of the internet, or to some sort of graphic design Hell, never to be seen again.  It’s all over the web from…

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Touching the Colors

I have a friend who is in in treatment for a pelvic mass that may very well be ovarian cancer. She is in surgery as I write this post. My concern for her well being is somewhat tempered by my confidence in her physicians and care team at the University of California, San Francisco. I…

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Wear Things on Your Head

“Wear things on your head” is one of my mottos, a battlecry that unites my creative sensibilities with my sensory processing struggles. In regard to the former, while I intellectually understand how and why the contemporary language of attire has abandoned headware as a routine accouterment, aesthetically, I just don’t get it. Hats, fascinators, caps…

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Hands on Healing from the Heart

There are few joys in life equal to finding a vocation that is a perfect match for one’s passion, temperment, and aptitudes. I’ve practiced manual therapy for more than 25 years in a variety of settings, from an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic to a community focused yoga studio. My keen interest in the life…

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