Tag Archives: Deaf culture

What’s Wrong with Deaf Day?!?

What if you walked onto campus today and saw this sign: What would you think? How would people react? I can tell you one thing: firing the university president wouldn’t be out of the question and students would start well-deserved protests. The … Continue reading

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5 MORE Best Books on Deaf Culture

My last post, 5 Best Books on Deaf Culture, has had consistent views for the last couple of years. It’s about time I updated with 5 MORE best books on Deaf culture! Let me know if I’m missing one that … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi, Harems, and Dancing in the Streets

I’ve done more in the last couple of weeks than the majority of my travels this year. So I decided to be a little lazy and throw some of the random activities into one blog post for those of you … Continue reading

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Met a Deaf Family in Istanbul!

Had the most INCREDIBLE day! As of a couple of days ago, I am now staying with my friend, Melissa, from the LDS Turkish branch. We went to find a bank this afternoon at Taksim and as we were making … Continue reading

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Ramazan Dinner with my Turkish Family

I’m having an incredible time here in Istanbul! One of the best parts about arriving in July is that I’m here for Ramadan month (or “Ramazan” here in Turkey). It’s a month long fast (July 9th-August 7th) where Muslims fast … Continue reading

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Hello from AZORES! Atlantic island of lush fields and quaint churches.

Hello from Azores! [30 APRIL] I just had the most wonderful day! As we pulled into port this morning, I was amazed to see the hills full of lush, green fields as far as the eye could see! While there … Continue reading

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Things that happen only to Deaf people

This morning I found this article by Lexington School for the Deaf, cracked up, and instantly pressed it to Bring Me That Horizon. Enjoy!

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5 Best Books About Deaf Culture

No clue how to get my vast list of books on Deaf Culture down to 5…so I foresee a “List #2” in the near future.  Anyways the point is, as a member of the Deaf community and an avid reader, … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Deaf Cherish ASL

Throughout my life many people have asked me why Deaf cherish ASL as much as they do.  In light of recent events concerning Mayor Bloomberg’s interpreter Lydia Callis and the Chelsea Handler fiasco, I have decided to write a list … Continue reading

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Slightly Overwhelmed: Help!

The other night I looked at my innumerable lists of things to do and felt slightly overwhelmed.  (Ok, I felt way overwhelmed.)  There are so many wonderful things to do for so many wonderful causes, but just not enough of … Continue reading

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