Rule 584

Ah, we meet again, my old nemesis…

Chairs with arms.

My elbows say hello, and they hate you.

Rule 581

This is the right Doctor’s office and this is a Deaf person, it’s just the wrong Deaf person. Out in the waiting room is the Deaf Client you were supposed to interpret for, who was a little late, and thinks you didn’t show up at all…

Rule 580

Stop doubting that you did great work just because you’re the one who did it.

Rule 577

Swivel chairs are just an invitation to unnecessarily body-shift.

He said She said He said She said He said She said He said She said He said She said He said She said…

Random Thoughts by Uncle Dale: Do Something Fun Just For You!

Like this post for example! Who you are is so much more than, “The Interpreter.”

Uncle Dale Says Thank You!

Thank you!

It’s important to say it.

I love to celebrate milestones and we hit one yesterday. Over 18,000 of you stopped by for a visit over 50,000 times this year.

When I first started this I hoped it would resonate with the experiences of many Sign Language Interpreters, but I had no idea it would resonate with all kinds of interpreters in over 90 countries.

Thank you all so much for enjoying this journey with me!


Random Thoughts by Uncle Dale: Birthday Edition

It’s my birthday and I’m taking the day off. Please enjoy these photos of me playing Snoopy in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (thank you Pepperfox photo).

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