As someone who has been in more than one “autistic space” on social media, it is interesting to observe how time and again, ideas, convictions and opinions become convoluted misunderstandings in an always surprisingly short amount of time. I would add the disclaimer: In general, being on the spectrum means communicating is not a strong suit. […]Read More Is Communicating Effectively Even Possible?
Deserted houses, forgotten outbuildings, abandoned vehicles, long vacant parking lots, and sunken ships. They’ve all got something in common. Nature gobbles them up. Underground roots (rhizomes) undermine the integrity of foundations. Ivy creeps stealthily into cracks. Temperature extremes, dampness, insects and various wild animals- all play a role in reclaiming structures. In the sea, artificial reefs […]Read More Back Off Pigweed OR: Just Enough On The Plate
Somewhere on the planet as I type this; gurgling, burbling geothermic hotspots spurt predictably (like certain presidential candidates) and just like Old Faithful, Pixar presents us with another animated film. Inside Out is about feelings; so I was putting this one off. Eventually I did give it a watch. Turns out it’s literal, it runs […]Read More BETWEEN THE GREYS
There’s a trend currently which involves getting a semicolon tattoo. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/07/project-semicolon-tattoos_n_7745358.html ) The idea is that if you have a mental health issue, then take charge and don’t “let your sentence end;” that is to say, pause; put a semicolon on it and continue. I’m more interested in the history of tattooing than I am […]Read More The little red string