(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

Bastian from ‘The Neverending Story’ might have been autistic / an Aspie

As I bank into final approach on my way to turning 40, I have a little over a year now … 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

Asperger’s / autism and ‘black-and-white thinking’

Recently, the subject of “black-and-white thinking” has come up in the (awesome!!) comments section of a couple of the posts … More

Who says Asperger’s / autistic people lack empathy?

Trigger warning, for many, many reasons.  I’m just issuing a global trigger warning… I wasn’t going to write during the … More

Just exactly who is #LockedIn…?

The neurotypical population generally tends to perceive those of us on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum as “locked in”.  Locked in what?  … More

More songs that brought me through my Asperger’s / autism discovery journey

Music has literally saved me, countless times.  I’ll probably write a post dedicated to that subject in the near future. … More