Omg, I’m pedantic, too.  Kind of. Part 1

Today, a little voice inside me poked me in the ribs and said, “pssst!  Go look up pedantic.  I bet … More

The internal critic

I’ve almost always been aware of a dichotomous yin-yang of self-awareness.  As in, I’m either hyper-aware of or utterly clueless … More

Please – Don’t make me use the phone

I figured they’d be home any minute, my partner and my friend.  My partner had class today, and since he … More

Top 28 Goals for surviving the Holidays as a newly-late-diagnosed Aspie (Notes to self)

Say “hi” to everyone; speak to everyone at least once. Determine an “escape route” early on, before I need it. … More

Three glances

Phrases like “at first glance” are fairly embedded into our lexicon.  How often you hear that may vary depending on … More

The challenges of relationships for people “with” Asperger’s / autism

This post would be a lot easier to write if I actually knew whether or not my own partner is … More

Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part A: Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction

My lifelong experience is that I’ve had a tough time getting other people to take me seriously.  I’ve often felt … More