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

(My) Asperger’s / autism & the self-like Within [Mental Health Monday]

This may sound hopelessly cynical, but the concept of “self-love” has always seemed a little eyeroll-worthy to me.  Maybe it … 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

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

‘More autistic’ after Asperger’s / autism diagnosis / discovery?

The first inkling I had that I might be Aspergian/autistic came from perusing medical journals.  I browsed through their archives, … More

Depathologizing Asperger’s / autism ~ Out-voicing the autism ‘experts’

Ever since the advent of the internet and the proliferation of websites of information on just about any topic imaginable, … More

Taking the ‘pity’ out of ‘serendipity’ 

I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit that up until last night, I didn’t know what the word “serendipity” meant.  I actually … 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