Tag Archive: health

Misplaced Adjectives and Nouns: Grammar Does Matter

“Mom, how do I make the word ‘humble’ a noun?” “What about ‘splendid’?” My fifth grader had come to me for help on her grammar homework. Humble, humbly, humility… three very similar words… Continue reading

More than a Cast

Life changed in a split second.  A freak accident led to 4 broken bones in the right foot, a fiberglass cast, crutches, no weight permitted on the right foot, a “knee walker”, and… Continue reading

A Weighty Issue

When discussing diversity and discrimination on a college campus, or anywhere in the US, the topic of weight is not one that immediately comes to mind. Yet, weight is an area of prejudice… Continue reading