in case you’ve ever wondered, I’m white with pale strawberry blond hair and blue eyes.  English-Irish ancestry.  Some of my great uncles married Japanese women after WWII.  One of my great aunts married a Greek man.  My aunt married a Native and has 3 boys.  My cousin has 3 children with her African-American husband.  My sister and her Hispanic husband have a sweet baby boy. … Continue reading Diversity


It’s been awhile since I’ve posted but my life has been crazy. I’ve been sick with severe sinus infections for almost a year, so three weeks ago they did some major sinus surgery. The big concern was the pressure my sinus were putting on my already pressured brain. But I’m doing much better and healing nicely. Luckily my husband is very helpful when I’m sick. … Continue reading Reconnecting

So it’s been awhile…

I know, I know, I haven’t posted in awhile. But when I update you on everything, you’ll understand. First, medically, things are interesting. The diagnosis of bilateral vestibular deterioration has landed me in twice monthly physical therapy. I also do exercises at home. The therapy induces dizziness and then forces me to deal with it. I highly recommend it for a good time (extreme sarcasm). … Continue reading So it’s been awhile…

Vestibular Testing

Today I completed 3 hours of vestibular testing.  Not my idea of a good time.  I was put in a small round chamber with a spinning chair and told to follow the light.  Dizziness and nausea.  Then they want me to answer questions about animals, food, groceries, common names, etc.  I couldn’t focus.  Then I finally finish that torture, then they put my in a … Continue reading Vestibular Testing