Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

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Brain Injury Awareness MOnth: March 3rd

It’s Brain Injury Awareness Month! I’m posting brain-injury related information and resources every day in March. Tonight’s the night for the latest Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radio (hosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski) airing TODAY March 3, 2024, 6:30–8:30 p.m. (Mountain Time). A severe case of “Mr. Cranky-pants” or “Ms. Grumpy-bump”? As … Read more

Brain Injury Awareness Month: March 2nd

It’s Brain Injury Awareness Month! I’m posting brain-injury related information and resources every day in March. Today’s resource is The Alliance to Cure Cavernous Malformation. Not all brain injuries are caused by accidents or sports injuries. The Alliance to Cure Cavernous Malformation (previously called the Angioma Alliance) was the first patient organization for those with … Read more

Turkish Felted Mantles

The first time I saw a photo of a Turkish shepherd wearing a floor-length kepenek over his shoulders, I thought of a toddler wearing a snowsuit, standing stiffly, barely able to move—it looked so bulky and cumbersome. I couldn’t begin to imagine a shepherd working while wearing such a garment. Surely there was more to … Read more

Lola

I think it might have been her glorious smile that first caught my eye. Perhaps it was the warm color of her skin that attracted my attention. Wait! Was this racism on my part? That my first impression of her was through the color of her skin? I didn’t want that to be the case. … Read more