Stagnating, hesitating, and contemplating

I’m having a tough time getting motivated today.  It’s like approaching an escalator that’s moving at a palatable speed, but … More

Annual cycles, neurology, and reframing of life

It fascinates me how, when thinking back over a previous 12-month time span, I’ll feel “closer”, in a way, to … More

Conformity does *not* make life “less difficult” for Asperger’s / autistic people

To frame this post properly… When wandering through the interwebs, I came across a forum of people who were all … 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

The importance of self-care for people on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum ~ Part 1: Self-care and its deterrents

Self-care is a human need that gets overlooked and forgotten.  I would venture to say that it’s a basic need, … More

“10,000 knives when all you need is a spoon”

Yes, that was indeed a (cheesy) spoonie reference to Alanis Morissette’s song “Ironic” in which she laments, “it’s like 10,000 … More

Dear employers ~ How to work with employees “with” Asperger’s / autism ~ Part 5: You hired an Aspie / autist! Now what?

My partner suggested I write a follow-up post that explains what an employee on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum might “look like” … More