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Election Day Playlist

Like many people I share traits with – women, young people, Canadians, immigrants… alive and breathing… – I’m kinda stressed out by the election tomorrow. It’s been only a year since my homeland’s longest, most stressful election ever… and that one was 78 days long! I will never get used to multiple years of campaigns, […]

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Aspie Thoughts on Mainsteaming.

Recently, I applied for a job. This is a unique experience for me, as someone who’s long considered herself unemployable. It’s not that I’m incapable of working, or that I’d even be considered an undesirable hire … it’s more a matter of … how do I put this? I’ve long felt like any possible outside […]

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Explaining Autism: Interoception, and Something Other Than “Pain”

Earlier this week, I had to go see a doctor about an ear issue. As they asked me “On a scale of 1-10, what is your pain level”, I struggled to provide an answer they would understand. After over three and a half decades of life as an autistic woman, I can honestly say that […]

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On the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

With the official release of Hedonistic Hops just a week away, I participated in an author interview yesterday… and subsequently kicked myself for one of my answers. The question was something like “If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 books would you want to have with you?”. Without hesitation, my reply was […]

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Sad to “Kiss Them Goodbye”…

A couple months ago, I came across a notice that upset me greatly – The Nylons were going on a farewell tour, before calling it quits. I want to talk about what all transpired as a result, but I warn you – this is going to be the most emo post I’ve ever written. Probably […]

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