The Silence of Our Friends

The Silence of Our Friends

A guest post written by Clint Searcy

Today is Martin Luther King Day. Looking back it can be difficult for younger people to understand why any caring person would comply with the unfair rules of segregation that Dr. King worked to remove. If I told you today there was still a business in your neighborhood with a physical barrier outside it's door to prevent a minority from coming in you would most likely be outraged. Surely, you would refuse to do business in that establishment. So my question is this. Why do you?

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Ballgowns And Barriers

Ballgowns And Barriers

Last month I put on my best outrageous vintage lavender gown, complete with built-in capelet (as one does) and headed for costumer extraordinaire Manuel's Christmas Party. The party took place at  The Standard which, according to their page on Yelp, is wheelchair accessible. But it isn't. Not even close. So I sat there in my lavender gown feeling left out and foolish. I had to leave. 

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Riverwood Mansion

Riverwood Mansion

This week finds me feeling unwell and shivering in the bleak, frigid January weather. Nevertheless, I'm excited to show off Riverwood Mansion, another of Nashville's historic homes. 

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It's Been A Hard Day's Night

It's Been A Hard Day's Night

And I've been working like a dog - with a dog - and getting by with a little help from my friends. I usually spend July 4th at home because my neighbors put on a fireworks show that rivals most public displays. This year I got to do something even more special. I got to spend the day with my friend Beth, who also has Cerebral Palsy and writes In Case of Fire Use Stairs

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Roll Model

Roll Model

It's been a very revealing couple of weeks. I've been lauded by some and summarily dismissed by others. The end result of this may actually prove to be transformative for all of us. I'm starting a page that will serve as a directory of every fashion blog, lifestyle blog, or individual that wants to band together to support positive social change for their cause. You can read more about it here.

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