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What I Learned This Week + All Posts + Deaf Memes = Week in Review

What I Learned this Week: 1. There is a threshold that I reach, after which I simply don’t care anymore about how high the dishes are piled or how messy the place is. This threshold is not compatible with my mother-in-law visiting (today! this weekened!). But it is compatible with diner-breakfasts – out.   And …

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ASL "I'm Here!"; My Own Awesome Video; Bob Ross and Mr. Rogers' Videos + Week in Review

Before we say anything else, how about talking about how awesome it was that the Olympic drummers were lead by a deaf percussionist?! That it was the deaf children’s choir that sang their National Anthem? And that in music dance pieces, I saw people who use wheelchairs also dancing?  Go, London!  That’s some pretty rad …

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ASL Music Video, Roger Egbert's Smart Ass Cripple and Summary of Posts: Week in Review

  Welcome to Week in Review, the Post of All Posts, in which I summarize the whole week on this blog. And stuff I found off of the internet. Plus photos! Let’s get started. _____ I loved this music video. Everything about it – great music, beautiful signing, lesbian couple and yes! It’s from the …

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2 Year Old Deaf Boy Hearing Mom For the First Time + Week in Review

Did you see this video yet? It’s of two-year old Cooper hearing his mother for the first time, after receiving cochlear implants. I think it’s awfully cute and yet I’m on the fence about the whole “rejoice because he’s not deaf anymore” sentiment. I don’t get the sense that many people realize that being deaf …

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