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Janna Willard
Works at Office of Letters & Light
Attended Lakehead University
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Hey, +Nikki L. Wirtz , apparently you're over 200 lbs. (Read the comments from the second person who reblogged this post.)
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Oh definitely agreed. I'm pretty much the poster child of an unhealthy person who falls within their proper weight range.
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The anthology I'm in IS OUT ALREADY! Go and buy this book, it is guaranteed to be fun!
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I forgot I put a tv on my credit card and then went out and bought other stuff. Whups.

http://www.bookdepository.com/Method-Madness-Jeffrey-Hite/9781927400258
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PLEASE TAKE ACTION ON THIS

This is HUGELY important, people. This is about medical professionals deciding that a disability rights advocate, who has autism and several other conditions, should be denied a feeding tube (which she should have gotten ages ago). Denying her this treatment is basically sentencing her to death.

Read the post. There's a phone number. And a contact form.

You know what to do.
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I just added this Page to my work blog. I'll be posting church music (that I write) there for free download.
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This just happened. More reasons to get screen doors?
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Orange for Autism ACCEPTANCE Month this April! http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/
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Storyteller with a variable attention span. (karalianne, Jubilee, JannaLou)
Introduction
I've lived in many places in Canada and rarely ventured outside of the country (and never overseas), though others in my family are more adventurous. I play the clarinet, I sing, and I play a little guitar. I'm a Christian (more specifically, Anglican) and interested in mysticism. I'm a writer, a storyteller, in love with words. I read constantly and find it difficult to stop talking once I get started. I love guinea pigs.
Bragging rights
I survived three weeks in the winter on an acreage with no running water. And then I did it again, just for kicks. Also, my hair is long enough to sit on, and I knit bunny skins for fun.
Education
  • Lakehead University
    BA Psychology, 2000 - 2001
  • University of Calgary
    BMus Composition, 1994 - 1998
Work
Occupation
Writing, Editing, Desktop publishing, and trying to look after my house. Oh, I also babysit and do some respite/community access with a young woman with a disability.
Skills
Copyediting, Organizing, Writing
Employment
  • Office of Letters & Light
    Municipal Liaison (volunteer position), 2005 - present
    I organize in-person events for local participants of NaNoWriMo every October-December.
  • Self-Employed
    Support Worker, 1999 - present
    I do community access with individuals with disabilities. In the past, I have done respite care, play therapy, and behavioural therapy with autistic children.
  • Artful Words
    Owner/Operater, 2009 - present
    I am a freelance editor and writer.
  • Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS)
    Administrative Assistant/Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • LEAD Foundation
    Child Development Specialist, 2008
  • The Anglican Parish of Christ Church
    General Secretary, 2005 - 2008
  • Ability Society
    Program Assistant, 2003 - 2005
  • Thunder Bay Hospital
    Child Life Assistant, 2001
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Other names
Hoskin; karalianne; jannalou; Jubilee