Why I’m still hiding my Asperger’s / autism from some people 

In the grand scheme of my life, my knowledge of my Neurodivergent neurological orientation is still fresh-ish.  After all, my … More

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Asperger’s / autistic people (*one* autistic person): A manual for non-autistic people 

I’m not sure if this post is going to take on a more humorous and satirical or a more serious … More

Learning to say “no” can be fun [Mental Health Monday]

In my chronic quest for acceptance from others, I have often tried to be socially correct.  My default definition of … More

Dear World: please withhold / reserve judgment. Thank you ~ one autistic person

Despite my attempts to be a no-frills, drama-free queen, what some see is not always what they get.  In my … More

“What do *you* do?” and other ways to trigger an Aspie/autistic person

Some of you are aware, at varying levels, that I’ve had a hilariously crappy week.  As in, so crappy that … More

Everybody else is doing it, so why can’t I?

Some days are bright and sunny in my brain.  On those days, I feel almost invincible.  Whatever I touch turns … More

The Coiled Snake ~ a tale of then-unknown-Aspie/autistic empathy

“Ground yourself,” they said. But it wasn’t that easy.

Asperger’s / autism and traveling

I probably should have written this before, since if we had to travel for the holidays, we’re pretty much done … More