Talk about Deafhood*

Not a lot of people know how I learned to talk. I don't mean to confuse you, there was nothing abnormal about my speech development. But that's exactly what's confusing. I say, "My parents are deaf," and the first insightful thought is how remarkable it must be that I learned to talk. So I found … Continue reading Talk about Deafhood*

A World Without Music

I love what music does to my ear drums. How it affects my emotions. For that matter, though, I love the mystery of flavors on my taste buds or feeling the force of the ocean on my body. The existential appreciation for these sensory experiences stop there. I will not write an ode to the … Continue reading A World Without Music