The Too-Silent Wave (on social media)

(I have to get something off my chest.  I kind of dreaded posting this, because it might irk or offend some, … More

They thought I was “controlling”…when I was just actually autistic

I didn’t know much.  I just knew that having my toys (or later, clothes) and other belongings organized felt good.  … More

Knock it off, Round 2 ~ an open letter to more Twits (recent Twitter Twats)

Some of you already know that any time I whip out Lara Croft in a featured image for a post, … More

The great divide

It has been nearly two weeks since a Grand Canyon formed within the autism spectrum community on social media, namely … More

A Little Withdrawal is Good For The Soul [Mental Health Monday #2]

Sometimes you have to just pull back, retreat, and turn the world down–or off.  Sometimes you need a good reset.  … More

Sometimes I’m almost afraid to check social media…

(I apologize for the downer post here.  If you’re not in the mood for emotional and mental pretzels colored by … More

Asperger’s / autism and vulnerability

One of the attributes that I have always despised the most is that of my vulnerability.  Sometimes I feel like … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and people-pleasing

I’m a people-pleaser. There – I said it. Definitely not all the time.  But enough of the time that it … More

Sometimes I go mute

Although my speech was initially borderline-delayed, suddenly one day, I started talking fairly clearly at age two.  My mom marvels … More

The fallout, and privilege…

The dust has not yet settled on the argument that took place a few days ago.  I really don’t want … More