No Thank You!

and other foreign phrases

No Thank You!

I love words.

Three in particular have considerable power, and depending on the situation and who says them, can have profound effects on the person on the receiving end of them.

Even when they're interspersed with other words, you still get the basic underlying intent.

What are these magic words you ask?

Dear Friendly Stranger

An Open Letter..

Dear Friendly Stranger

Dear Friendly Stranger:

I just wanted to drop you a note to remark on our wonderful encounter over the weekend.

I must apologize for my extreme rudeness. Had I not been in such a rush, I would have taken the time to answer your questions about my sex life, my disability, how I go to the bathroom and the countless others that you shouted at me in slow motion while I was shopping.

CRAB Attack Survival Guide

CRAB Attack Survival Guide
It came across a disability support list.

Woman: "People stare at me whenever I go anywhere. I try to ignore them, but I'm embarrassed. Any advice?"

Man: "You are wrong to feel embarrassed.. The people who are looking at you are admiring your courage in adversity. That shouldn't embarrass you - it should make you feel proud and happy that people recognize your bravery. I bet if you speak kindly to any one of them, you'll strike up a conversation during which they will acknowledge your courage."

Don't Confuse Cruelty with Honesty

It's easy to do

Don't Confuse Cruelty with Honesty

It's common to confuse things that look alike.

Cruelty is a sneaky little worm. It's also talented in that it can hide behind it's fraternal twin Honesty. Sometimes Cruelty even borrows Honesty's favorite outfit. Not cool..

I'm referring to when people use a person's disability and their own inability to deal with it as a reason / excuse to end a relationship, whether it be a friendship, a business partnership or the biggest of all, a personal relationship.

The reasons are usually trivial and show the other person as the shallow unsophisticated (and therefore undateable) individuals they are, but they're delivered in earnest which is why I think they think it's ok..

Thou Shall Read The Manual

Thou Shall Read The Manual

The Good Books have been written and rewritten and translated into multiple languages to guide you in your quest for the perfect and correct way to run your website.

True believers read, reread and can recite relevant passages of any and all versions.