Do you see me? I’m hard to spot, in too large a crowd, which is loosely defined as anything above … More
Making friends with shadows [autistic poetry]
Perhaps part of my cocooning that I had mentioned in my last post has to do with exploring darkness. Maybe … More
(My) Autism ~ Stripping the pipelines
I suppose I’ve been in sort of a cocoon lately. To transform into what, I don’t quite know yet. I’m … More
Eyes don’t sparkle … do they?
Some plays on words confuse me; I might be taking their meaning too literally.
They thought I was ‘intense’…when I was actually autistic
All my life, the word “intense” has crept into the conversation, usually in reference to my personality or my behavior … More
How it feels to live in my autistic innerworld
Come, my pretties. I’m picking up hitchhikers today, in the safest of senses. We’re not climbing into my truck; we’re … More
‘We’ and ‘us’ vs ‘I’ and ‘me’
When I first realized that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, it became paramount to find out more about autism as … More
Autism – maybe not a spectrum but perhaps a galaxy, or a mosaic?
I don’t necessarily see Asperger’s/autism as a spectrum. Sure, I use the terminology, but only because that’s the officially recognized … More
Autistic, alone, and at the airport
I’ve found my departure gate, at the end of the terminal. It’s pleasant here, very quiet and serene. This makes … More
Careful with autism
This post was inspired by Rhi’s lovely post “An Autistic Anniversary“. While reading it, my brain saw a butterfly and … More