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less unicorns, more artists

A few newsletters back I lamented about how, in the midst of a pandemic, there’s no easy way to find artists beyond the unicorns and the who’s who of Deaf…

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40 lbs of empathy

Digital Strategy Stew 20 bushels of communities 1 lb of a problem to solve 1000 oz of questions 1000 heaping cups of stories 1 dash of design thinking A few…

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are you “in”?

The gatekeepers are losing their hold. I don’t think I’m old but I’m old enough to be able to say that. I won’t deny the gatekeepers are still there, but…

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hold onto your cheese

Why are we so uncomfortable with cheese? I’m not talking about the cheddar sitting in your fridge. I’m talking about the hippity dippity declaration of love as a social practice…

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embracing failure

As we hunker down for another wave, I’m keeping a running list of my pandemic fails so far: Green smoothies (don’t do it) New York crossword puzzles (not getting any…

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Deaf joy

I’ve been on zoom so much this week that I may have, at one point, entered a state of hypnosis. I’m starting to, rather desperately, find surprising elements of beauty…

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doom-scrolling

Why do you make art? Maybe, like me, you make art in your dreams, or in the arrangement of banana bits on your cereal but actually, you haven’t made art…

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