Finally, Rejection

I have been told that Autism can serve as a magnifier for pain, be it physical, mental, or emotional. For that reason, I am including a picture of my Main Coon, Tibo Bat. He tends to fix many things with his fluffiness. A SOURCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PAINLooking for work is one of those things thatContinue reading “Finally, Rejection”

My Naive View of the Truth

As a little child, I was told that I should always tell the truth, without exception. Always. This did not work out well for me, mostly because 1) you don’t tell this to an Autistic child, and 2) I did not know that I was Autistic until I was 57 years old. So I wentContinue reading “My Naive View of the Truth”

To Post Or Not: Personal Stories

Today’s entry will be about adult High-Functioning Autism, the music industry, storytelling, and asking YOU the question of whether or not some stories should ever be told.++++ HI. I’M AN OLD AUTISTIC GUYI’m 56 years old and received my formal professional diagnosis of High-Functioning Autism just three years ago. It is said that “early detectionContinue reading “To Post Or Not: Personal Stories”

My COVID-19 Anger

In the wee hours of the new year, I was awake and washing dishes, when a ceramic bowl hit the edge of the counter and EXPLODED in my hands. Both hands were shredded and bleeding profusely. For a moment, I thought, “Well, I COULD go get a bandage and do something about it. But theContinue reading “My COVID-19 Anger”

Disappointment in Human Adults

Although I am 56 years old, I can still remember what it felt like when I was a really little kid. One element of that vast sensation focuses on my very early opinion of adults. I would look at them with wonder, as well as a sense of envy. My envy stemmed from the *observation*Continue reading “Disappointment in Human Adults”

Autism and Music

I was drawn to music at a very early age. While I do play multiple instruments, drums were my first love. I just couldn’t get enough of the rhythmic sounds that could be produced. By the time I got to high school band, I was completely taking charge of my musical experience. I would writeContinue reading “Autism and Music”

Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History

I watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix yesterday. What these tech workers said struck a major chord with me, and I think that it is something worthy of discussion. The Netflix DocumentaryIf you have not yet seen this, below is a clip from YouTube. In The Social Dilemma, a variety of Tech workers discuss theirContinue reading “Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History”

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