Archive for October, 2012
I don’t mean Halloween. Día de los Muertos is a distinct holiday, although Halloween has appropriated some of its trappings in my local mix of culture. Día de los Muertos is for remembering the dead, those we love, those we grieve.
Every year around this time I start to think about Bob Sheldon. Besides everything [...]
Note: This post is adapted from a talk I gave at Access 2012 in Montreal. Slides available here: http://www.slideshare.net/eosadler/brain-injuries-science-fiction-and-library-discovery
When Amy asked me to speak at the Access conference this year I said no at first, because at the time I was off work on disability leave, recovering from a head injury. Usually I give conference [...]