Worth It On The Web: 5 Sites Worth Your Notice

You should know by now that I am a complete and utter internet fiend. I'm online most of the hours of any given day (I know, I know...) and I've amassed a large collection of really interesting places online that I've visited. Here are a few for your perusal: 1 ....more

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Unfriended For Good

We haven't been face to face in years In these days of technology and social media We don't have to be anymore And maybe that computer screen Makes you feel safe to spew your hate In this election season With words like ni**er and bitch And the ironic use of the word "pray" In that same sentence You're unfriended now...more

How Star Trek Helped Me Explain The Way My Autistic Son Communicates

I had the supreme pleasure of hanging out with an old college friend (not that I'm calling you old, Shawna....we're ju...more

How Star Trek Helped Me Explain The Way My Autistic Son Communicates

I had the supreme pleasure of hanging out with an old college friend (not that I'm calling you old, Shawna....we're just old friends. And I promise to stop saying "old"). I was trying to explain to her the way that my son speaks,...more

The Heartbreaking Post I Read Last Night

I'm sharing this Facebook post today because it needs to be shared, as many times as we can share it. The post, written by a man named Bob Cornelius, begins: "For those of you who don't know, my youngest son, Christopher, is on the autistic spectrum. I went to his back to school night on Thursday and took a picture of one of his projects displayed on the wall, one of many cute little cards that all the kids in his class had filled out ....more

Once Upon A Time – Season 6, Episode 1 Recap: Saviors And Villains

We begin tonight with the iconic opening of thundering hoofbeats as a horse races across the desert, and the smartly generic, “Many Years Ago…” except this horse is being chased by a flying carpet. The rider dismounts at a house to beg a savior for help, but it’s too late.The carpet has landed and in strolls Jafar, portrayed by Oded Fehr, one of the members of my personal ridiculously oversexed fantasy harem. He's deliciously oily and condescending ....more

Fun On A Friday: All Signs Point To STUPID

Happy Friday and welcome to a very special edition of Friday signs. In this week's episode, we're going to concentrate on signs made for and by morons. This is quite a lengthy list, so let's get started: Well, DUH ....more

Temple Grandin Has A New Book - "The Loving Push"

Once again, a big thank you to reader Janice, for alerting me to Dr. Temple Grandin's latest book, "The Loving Push."Dr. Grandin, if you're unaware or not part of the autism community, is on the spectrum herself, and renowned for developing key strategies in animal science ....more

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: The Adventurer

First day of fallAfter a summer of adventureShe ziplined in Costa RicaShe camped the woods of Pennsylvania She rode rollercoasters and walked through history in VirginiaShe bodysurfed some killer waves in MarylandShe sledded white sand and walked through ancient pueblos in New MexicoShe hung out with friendsShe slept in every chance she gotShe put off her summer homework until the night before school beganBecause she was too busy having a summerAnd living it largeNow we settle in with our sweaters and legginsOur pumpkin spice and hot apple ciderTaking a breath and charging upNext summer will be here before we know itAnd she'll be offAnd loving it ...more

I Let My Son Say A Swear Word

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