Category Archives: Television

Just Ask My Dad

I was working on a writing project when the phone rang. “Hey, Pop. What’s up?” “I have a question since I want to be more sensitive to people with disabilities.” I chuckled. Let me just say that disability etiquette has … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

The show was groundbreaking for its time. Life Goes On premiered on September 12th, 1989 and lasted four seasons, with the last show airing on May 23rd, 1993. The story was about the life of a typical family. What set … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m Wrong

At first, I wasn’t sure what to think. In my experience, usually when t.v. shows are made about people with disabilities simply living their lives they tend to be sickeningly drippy. Think Tiny Tim meets Superman. Get the picture? Most … Continue reading

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“Push Girls”

When news of the new reality series “Push Girls” came out in the spring, I was intrigued, and eager to see where this adventure would take all the women involved, as well as all the people who were watching. The … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Party Started…

A warm hello to my readers!  Thank you so much for stopping by… Allow me to tell you a bit about myself.  I am a wheelchair user in my 40’s, affected by Cerebral Palsy. One of my favorite things to … Continue reading

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