Little Revelations

When I’m paying attention, or perhaps, when I’m over thinking just a little bit, little revelations come to me. Yesterday I was put in a situation that bothered me. I wasn’t entirely sure why at first. A colleague started a story with: “I don’t know if you really want to know, but did you hear…

I pledge allegiance…

On Veteran’s Day, this particular liberal feminist discussed with her son the pledge of allegiance and the history of our flag. He’s a Cub Scout, and it’s part of what he is learning to earn his Bear badge. We did this while waiting for another Scout family to arrive so we could enjoy a bar-b-cue.…

#ActuallyAutistic

I am, officially, #ActuallyAutistic. No, not like Rain Man. I have no significant heightened ability to count or calculate anything. And no, I’m not like Sheldon Cooper. I’m no genius (though that’s probably pretty obvious), and I do have some grasp of humor, sarcasm, humility and empathy. I’m not like Temple Grandin, I wasn’t non-verbal…