Surely by now, anybody who’s looked at a screen today knows what has happened in Washington, D. C. earlier this afternoon. I don’t care what your opinions are about the integrity of the 2020 Presidential elections; what happened today is nothing short of a coup d’etat orchestrated by a man with intentions of abusing his…… Continue reading A Plea to End This Depravity
No matter what you celebrate, I hope you enjoy your celebration to the fullest! Dear readers, This has been a tough year on everyone. The good news is only a week remains between now and the end of the year. We’re almost into a new year with new hopes and opportunities. Let the warmth of…… Continue reading It’s Christmas!
2020 hit us all very hard. We never even saw it coming. We’re all super anxious, right now. Everybody needs to pause and take a deep breath, right now. Inhale. 3… 2… 1… Exhale. Do that as many times as you need to for as long as you need to. It will all work out.…… Continue reading PSA – Anxiety
I know I said I was going to address the opposing viewpoint at the end of my last post, but… well, you’ve read enough of this blog to know how I feel about that. So, that would be kind of redundant to do so. What I wanted to talk to you about tonight (it’s not…… Continue reading The Last Post of the Decade
…And we’re political, already! We missed you, Jon… Aww… I missed you guys, too. I just wanted to check in and give an update on where my head is at the moment. Spoiler Alert: This post might get a bit heavy… A number of… situations, I’ll call them… are affecting me recently. For starters… Okay,…… Continue reading Election Day Is Tomorrow…
Since before the inception of this site, even before I was approached by the Kinney Center in 2011 to start what eventually became The Aspie Epilogue, I have spent almost all of my time trying to shatter the ASD mythos, from which, all negative stereotypes are born. If you’re a seasoned veteran of The Aspie Dialogues, you’d…… Continue reading Let’s Not Sugarcoat This…
Last week, I digressed for a moment to pay tribute to a personal source of inspiration for me. However, there was a snippet in there about negative emotions and the importance of letting them out. LET ME BE CLEAR ABOUT THIS! There are right ways to do so, and wrong ways to do so! So,…… Continue reading Negativity and How to Handle It Appropriately
I’ve touched on this before; this is nothing new. Today is Valentine’s Day, or VD to some (and there is a reason for that which is inappropriate for this blog). Let’s talk about what this holiday has meant in the past: People fortunate enough to be in relationships spend massive amounts of hard-earned money in…… Continue reading Hallmark or How I Learned that Commercializing Emotions is Bad
NONE OF THESE THINGS WILL EVER BUY YOU HAPPINESS! Just so that we’re clear on that. This is the time of year that many people express their love for each other in explicit ways (second only to Valentine’s Day). Every year around this time, I see this all around. Perhaps a friend just announced a…… Continue reading Fame, Fortune, and Sex
My goodness, it’s been a long while since I last updated the blog with any substantial… well, updates (redundancy be damned). The biggest update would have to be that I am a fully accepted graduate student now. No more of that silly provisional status. My current GPA is a whopping 3.56 in grad school. I…… Continue reading Eh… What’s Up, Doc?