In 850 words or less, that's my life until I learned, at age 56, that I'm autistic.
It feels odd to say, "Years ago, I used to blog every day," but my Leslee-ness yearns to peek out and blossom again.
Kara posted early, I’m sharing late 😉 Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
I’m not going to apologize for posting my Thanksgiving wishes two days early. In a year like 2020 has been, seems all bets are off and I think any measure of thanksgiving is welcome. I don’t think thanksgiving should ever have to wait.
This has been a tough year, no doubt. The stresses of the pandemic and, here in the U.S., the election have been draining. Most are exhausted as we hit the clubhouse turn of 2020.
For those of us who have sustained brain injury, we were uniquely qualified to deal with a situation that changed our whole world in an instant. While the lockdown freaked out most of the world, I have heard many from our brain injury community remark that not much had changed for them. Some even welcomed the quieting of the world around them.
I have posted before how I have recognized similarities in this…
View original post 565 more words
the pandemic suits my craziness
Fear and I have a dog-and-bone relationship. I'm so grateful I didn't chip that stupid mutt.
Good morning, Voters!
July 2020 will ring in my memory for a while. Not because of COVID-19, protests, elections, or wildfires. On July 7, a video chat announced that I'd lost my job. For the third time in four years, unemployed. My inner liberty bell rang — time to quit trying. The job-loss showed me how deeply Autism* … Continue reading writing — because i can
What's happened around the bird feeder in my back yard shows a good example of how some people are not so different from squirrels. But maybe I should only speak for myself. A couple little fellas were hell-bent on getting to the birdseed. If the squirrels had just waited for the birds to do their … Continue reading destructive self-preservation
Please check out the main menu drop-down for links to my gallery portfolios. There you'll find a range of projects spanning several decades, from digital to charcoal, crystal jewelry to silk scarves.