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

Why and how I blog

Not too long ago, I received an email from a friend who passed along a forwarded message from a new … More

Asperger’s / autism and microaggression 

I don’t remember how I came across the term “microaggression”, but apparently I did, and I’m guessing that it was … More

They thought I was being ‘obstinate’…when I was just #ActuallyAutistic 

Before we left for the clinic, I asked my partner over breakfast, “how busy is your schedule today?” He said, … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and trust 

Once upon a time, I trusted everyone.  The cashier at the grocery store was the perfect audience for a monologue … More

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

My personal autism support pledge 

I pledge… Not to support any company that supports A$ or its affiliates Not to click on any Google search … More

15 Reasons I love my Asperger’s / autistic friends

Discovering the truth about my Asperger’s/autistic identity was in itself a complete life game-changer.  The discovery alone was its own … More

Making Friends

All my life, making friends has been one of those awkward challenges that I always thought would eventually get easier.  … More