Here’s a batch of news stories I wrote for the charitably-minded Samaritanmag entertainment site this past summer:
Tag Archives: Health
This past April the folks at Health.com commissioned Sarah to write “7 Things Autistic People Want You To Know.”
Among these things? Your world is exhausting.
To read the full story head to the Health site by going here.
Sarah’s ongoing series of basic history pieces, training tips and gear guides are continuing on the Asian World Of Martial Arts website. Here are nine of her recent posts:
Sarah has been bringing it back to the basics in a series of info-posts for Asian World Of Martial Arts.
Here are 10 of her recent contributions:
There’s an ongoing debate in the Risky Fuel household about whether someone should exercise and compete in sports while they’re sick.
I believe in the “burn the sick away” philosophy. Sarah does not.
Her view is checkered, though, by the fact that competing in martial arts while sick is both gross and potentially plague causing/morally wrong.
She wrote about it for Asian World Of Martial Arts.
To read the story click here.
Faced with a cancer diagnosis that would rob him of his voice forever, veteran music man John Cody furiously worked to put together the songs and guest players for his album Hard Won: The Final Recordings.
I spoke to Cody just before he was set to have his throat surgery for Samaritanmag.
The interview appeared shortly after the album came out.
To read it click here.
When autistic poet Micha Fletcher and two other men stood up to some rampaging white supremacists in Portland who were menacing women, the results were grim. Of the three, only Fletcher survived after being stabbed in the next while the other two heroes, Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, died from their wounds.
One thing about Fletcher that wasn’t disseminated quite as well as it could have been was the fact that Fletcher’s actions were the result of a clear sense of empathy, of right and wrong.
Often autistic persons get accused of not understanding, having or exhibiting these attributes. And yet, we have Fletcher proving this wrong with deeds.
Sarah wrote about this in a column for The Establishment.
To read it go here.