Psychedelic Breakthrough

by Chris Johnson theartofchrisjohnson.com

This piece was planned while the artist was in a mental institution. They posted on Reddit saying, "I cannot use traditional paint mediums, I have very weak lungs because of a childhood accident where I was exposed to high levels of chlorine. I could not participate in sports, or any other childhood fun, but in my isolation I started to make artwork. I had to drop out of art school because in every painting class I would be sneezing out blood and red phlemb. This made me very depressed for some … [Read more...]

Signs – A New Restaurant in Toronto Hires Only Deaf Waiters

Ioanna Roumeliotis visits Signs, Canada's first restaurant staffed with deaf waiters. … [Read more...]

Deep Sea Diving in a Wheelchair

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A Pagan in the Pew

Walter Plant courtesy of www.walterplant.com

How did I, a Unitarian Universalist Pagan, end up at a Christian church listening to a gospel concert? Well, my mother is a Lay Minister at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church. Though I don’t believe as they do, I do believe in the importance of socializing and keeping an open mind. Besides, Mom said Walter Plant was a good performer.For those of you who may not know, a Pagan is someone who participates in one or more types of Paganism. There are many different branches and belief systems. T … [Read more...]

SciFi Fantasy Books for Kids that have Disabled Characters

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Over at Reddit there is a pretty good thread where people are recommending Young Adult and Children’s SciFi/Fantasy books where a character has a disability. It was started by KristaDBall. Hey everyone! In my new book, I have an amputee character. A mother of a seven year old contacted me to ask why I did it and I explained how my own Mom is an amputee, and people like her are underrepresented in fiction. She agreed and said there are almost no books out there for her daughter, with characters … [Read more...]

Winners – 2013 Beat the Heat Movie Awards

Image: “The Hawaii Theatre Center, a.k.a. The Pride of the Pacific, is an old movie palace in downtown Honolulu, now converted into a performance venue. My old masters at the Hawaii International Film Festival help maintain the 35mm projectors for occasional screenings.” christian razukas from Honolulu, Hawaii WikiCommonsThank you to everyone who participated. I also decided to post the nominees at PaganSpace.net so votes were culled from there and the comment section here. The original nom … [Read more...]

Community Linkage

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Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter.It’s festival season, and I’m seeking guest authors to write about their experiences at festivals or gatherings both large and small within the past five ye … [Read more...]

Community Linkage

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Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter. First of all, I’m very sorry if anyone’s comments have disappeared. I’m having trouble with the Discuss comment upgrade. Your participation is important to me … [Read more...]


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