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The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

  A few weeks ago we were sitting in the office of a psychologist, where H was getting evaluated to see where exactly he was developmentally. The doctor was asking him to complete a variety of tasks, none of which he apparently wanted to do. Instead, he sat and looked at his hands that he was … Continue reading →

Fifty Percent

“What do you think makes a divorce contentious?” As the professor waited for a response I looked around the room to see what anyone would say. I knew that I was going to be the only person who would really know the answer. Most – if not all – people in my class had probably never even gotten married, let … Continue reading →

My Wannabe Criminal

April is Autism Acceptance Month and I hope to share many of my colorful autism stories. Continue reading →

When It’s Always Your Fault

How do you prevent going insane, when your ex does everything they can to drive you crazy? Continue reading →

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Sometimes I wish we could just figure out a way to get along. Continue reading →

The Stuff No One Tells You About Divorce

I found out my divorce was official via a random email on a Saturday morning around 4 am about 6 weeks after I had moved out of our home and in with my parents. I couldn’t sleep so I picked up my phone, and suddenly saw the email from my attorney. Somehow the divorce had become finalized and … Continue reading →

The day after.

Nablopomo day 9. I’m debating whether or not to post something meaningful about the presidential election results, but I’ve got nothing. It’s not that I am trying to be flippant or act as if I don’t care, because that is quite the opposite. This was the first presidential election where I had a definitive plan … Continue reading →

Did You Vote Today?

I did.  Gotta exercise my constitutional right. On my 18th birthday, which happened to fall on an election day, my dad drove me to our designated polling place and helped me register to vote.  Then he told me who to vote for. It wasn’t a presidential election and don’t ask me who or what I … Continue reading →

Bad Clay, Good Clay

The type of clay we use determines the strength of the foundation we have. Continue reading →

That’s Not Fair

 Every morning at around 6:15am Henry opens my door and jumps into my bed. Most of the time I wake up when he does this, other times I don’t notice until I feel someone kicking me. I haven’t slept in for at least 5 months and I do blame someone for that, which I … Continue reading →

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