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

Driftwood of mind

I had every intention of diving straight into my work projects this morning.  And truthfully, I know that I will. … More

365 days of autistic blogging and silent waving

I have a confession to make: when I found out that the description of Asperger’s/autism fit me hand in glove, … More

The cost of bullying ~ through an Asperger’s / autistic angle [Mental Health Monday]

A natural introvert, I was often the target of teasing that bordered on bullying. No wait–it wasn’t just “borderline”; it … More

“Look me in the eye.” (No.)

I guess I don’t understand the preoccupation with eye contact in western culture. In certain Asian cultures, it is customary … More

I’m not a bad friend 

As you’ve already guessed, being discovered to be on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum has been a huge relief for me, in … More

The Asperger’s / autism spectrum ~ the next evolutionary step?

The first time I heard this theory, it came from my partner, many years ago.  As usual, the threads of … More