Disability, Inspiration

Amazing TED talk: Deep Sea Diving in a Wheelchair

http://www.ted.com/talks/sue_austin_deep_sea_diving_in_a_wheelchair.html?utm_content=awesm-publisher&utm_campaign=&utm_source=direct-on.ted.com&awesm=on.ted.com_UnderwaterWheelchair&utm_medium=on.ted.com-static I was so inspired by this TED talk that I had to share it with you all. Sue Austin is a multimedia, performance and installation artist who lost the use of her legs due to an illness. A new world opened up for Austin when she received her powered wheelchair, yet she was disheartened… Continue reading Amazing TED talk: Deep Sea Diving in a Wheelchair


Seeking your opinion on my blog layout

Hi everyone... you might have noticed that I've been changing the theme/layout of my blog a lot recently.  I mostly liked the way it looked with the Twenty-Ten theme, except I thought the black bar at the top where all the page titles were listed was extremely ugly. So I finally purchased the Custom Upgrade… Continue reading Seeking your opinion on my blog layout


Appreciating our anatomy

Hope this picture doesn't gross anyone out-- I thought it was stunning.  I'm all about cultivating a sense of appreciation for how amazingly intricate our bodies are.  I also love creative works that convey this sense of wonder in an artistic way. I found this picture at the Facebook group I fucking love science... I… Continue reading Appreciating our anatomy