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figuring out what to release

The more time I spend away from books, and (mostly) off social media, the more I have the space to develop clarity about what I like, what matters to me, and how much I need to ditch the (other) stuff that isn’t working for me. 1,249 more words


Dream (nightmare): 8.31.2015

I’m shopping with a group of guy friends at a plant nursery store. Suddenly a guy I sort of know pulls out a machine gun and threatens to kill random people. 1,664 more words


Autism: considering a family wake, funeral

I thought long and hard about attending UJ’s funeral before concluding there was no way for me to show up and not upstage my godfather’s death. 945 more words


Autism: Dream, 7.20.15

In the dream, I half-wake-up, realizing that Spouse is cleaning my bathroom. In the dream, though, he moves on from the toilet to the counters and the sink, which are filthy right now. 1,593 more words

Personal History

autism: sensory-processing problems

Finished reading Temple Grandin’s The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum. I was surprised to recognize how many difficulties I’ve always had that turn out to be sensory-processing issues. 1,072 more words


circles of words

I like looking at my own blog(s), and re-reading my own words, often. Not just because (I think) they’re well-written, but because they’re a reminder that I exist. 746 more words


Rethinking dream of 6.10.15

Even before Charlie commented, I was second-guessing my original interpretation of yesterday’s dream. The chapter on Inanna talked about how, before her ordeal, she was an active, vital, gregarious goddess. 1,540 more words