Wellness

Staying well is an important way to keep your creative work flowing. These posts discuss wellness-related issues.

Chasing Rights, Missing Flights: Making Abortion Accessible Against All Odds

Chasing Rights, Missing Flights: Making Abortion Accessible Against All Odds

What it’s like to be a Patient Navigator for abortion services: “It’s post-Roe, 2022. I’m on a trip from Texas to New Mexico, accompanying 15 people seeking abortion, one a minor. The clinic forgets to tell us to buy her mom a ticket, and the two get separated at the airport. Mother sobbing, daughter stone-faced and angry. I’m exhausted.”

Resource List: Mental and Financial Health During COVID-19
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Resource List: Mental and Financial Health During COVID-19

We thought it would be helpful to periodically summarize what’s out there to calm the storm of information that seems to be swirling around us. So here is a resource list focusing on mental health, wellness and financial assistance to help soften the impact of COVID on all our lives. 

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang
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Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

Gun Sense Now! Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM
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Gun Sense Now! Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM

After last week’s tragedy in Parkland, Florida, I reached out to Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM to talk about recent developments on the gun control front. Moms Demand Action is a bi-partisan grassroots organization fighting the epidemic of gun violence in the US.