Mismatched Dishes

I eat from mismatched dishes. They're my favorite kind. Lonely, without the rest of their set, they wait. I find them on shelves and tables at thrift or charity shops, at church rummage sales, and at yard sales. I bring them home and they become part of my very unique and awesome set of dishes. … Continue reading Mismatched Dishes



I'll do it tomorrow, I always think. There's plenty of time.  But tomorrow never comes and the time slips away. Suddenly it's been two weeks and I've nothing tangible to show for it. Nothing visible, nothing that seems important. But I have done things. I finished reading No You Don't: Essays from an Unstrange Mind, … Continue reading Tomorrow

Autism Parent Meeting – Tragedy, Mourning, and Divorce

I'm finally pulling my thoughts together a bit more regarding the Autism Parent Meeting I attended a while back. CW: Ableism, autism parents (usually non-Autistic parents of Autistic children who tend towards wanting to "fix" their children), tragedy rhetoric, temporary abandonment, and verbal abuse. The narrative, over all, was one of tragedy and upset. Many … Continue reading Autism Parent Meeting – Tragedy, Mourning, and Divorce