I can not express how fucking horrible it is to know that Donald J. Trump is representing this country. I look fondly on interviews with George W—that Rascal—with his complete sentences and civility. It’s been rough here for everyone. Trump lovers are dismayed that our deep state government is preventing him from getting anything accomplished […]Read more "Tune In Turn On and Drop $800 Bucks on Some Hippie Shit"
Lots of us live in the past. I spend too much time there, in the what if’s and should have’s that only make me feel bad. Regret is that pet you buy but you can’t take care of and never leaves your memory. I live with the revolving door of my autistic daughter’s memory. She […]Read more "That Autism Memory Loop"
Way back in 1990 I spent a few years as a crunchie (see Urban Dictionary for a proper definition). As a punk, it pained me to hang out with the great unwashed, Birkenstock crowd. But they had hash—HASH and It’s like smoking butter. Besides smoking hash, I began to attend meetings for various crunchie groups. […]Read more "Hey, Antifa–Take it Down a Notch, Willya?"
Randy was truly difficult from the first day that I met him in the hospital. “I’m your case manager” “So” I showed him the proof, he was considered legally incapacitated, and now he had a court appointed guardian. He didn’t care. I established his Social Security Benefits, I applied for his medicaid. I moved him […]Read more "The Comfort Pizza: Katie’s TMI Project Story"
It’s been one year since I moved my then 22 year old autistic daughter into her supported living apartment. As part of the transition, the apartment was set up weeks before she moved. She visited a few times before the move so she had a visual picture of what she new home would be like. […]Read more "A Year Without Autism"
With the country being ripped to bits it may seem like there are more divisions than ever betwixt our brethren. But there are 323 million people in the USA, we can’t all be fat and stupid. Take heart, somewhere out there tonight, someone is hosting a Gay, Black, Cowboy Quilting Bee. Yet even with the […]Read more "The Five or 10 Types of People Who You Will Meet for the Rest of Your Life."
Those days when weeks feel like years. Sadness sits with me and I review everything that I have done in my life in the middle of my life. The past is not my best period. Sometimes I reach way back and feel ok. With the exception of the late library books and the time I […]Read more "Some heavy days"