If you are like me and live in one of America’s Southern cities then you really come to dread the Summer commute…and rightly so. Every year the Highway Patrol reports a certain number of accidents and injuries related to heat especially during July and August when temperatures can reach 90-106 degrees Fahrenheit. So this blog … More Surviving the Summer Commute
This is a short rant, perhaps not long enough to really be a blog, but too long for Facebook or Twitter. I am really saddened by all the label shit. There is so much division in search of something real which should be simple – love and humanity. I know it’s probably not intended that … More RANT WARNING – People are not things – revisited, again.
So it is currently very popular among a certain sector of the male population to carry EDC kits – or Every Day Carry kits – and these kits range from the minimalist to the maximalist, with some people carrying a key ring of small tools and others resorting to the man bag to carry their … More EDC and curiosity – a lazy man’s post
Some tips I’ve learned this week. Using a potato masher will help make thicker chili – mash the beans to allow the starches within into the cooking water blend. Put 1 cup of cooked rice and 1/2 cup of water into your roasting pan when making turkey – the turkey flavors the rice and … More Short cooking post – week’s tips
Start your prep the day before the interview. Know who you are talking to. Do some research. Google them. Know about the company. Find their web page and read it. Clean out your car…many companies will check out your vehicle for cleanliness and hints as to your personality. Remove any tools, toys or clutter that … More How to Get the Job – (An autism specific listicle)
An Environmental Illness/Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Packing List So for Christmas this year, my fiancee gave me a vacation. I was and am furious. This is the STUPIDEST most INCONSIDERATE fucking “gift” ever. For those of you who don’t know, I suffer from 150+ blood test confirmed food allergies and over 75 blood test confirmed chemical … More EI/MCS Packing List?!?
Here is an example of a truly excellent problem solving method for dealing with problem people, and all you need is a pen and paper or a computer with word processing or spreedsheet capability. If you have that person in your life who is draining you of time or energy or finances this is a … More Problem People in Your Life and How to Deal With Them
This time of year I like to thank those who have helped me along or simply encouraged me to continue writing and thinking…and even simply living. So here is a long overdue post to my fellow WordPress bloggers. Merry Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, etc to my readers, likers, and followers. It’s been an awesome year. … More A special thank you post. (List style)
Due to Lyme and autism, I have almost no episodic (short term) memory. In fact, I just forgot what the next sentence was going to say. As a writer and a tutor, this can be insanely inconvenient, but like many people with either TBIs or ABIs, I have developed a number of coping techniques. The … More Dealing with my Acquired Brain Injury – Memory Tips
So people occasionally ask me how I as an Aspie (Person with Asperger’s Autism) think differently from the norm. Well, this is really very superficial but YOU MIGHT BE AUTISTIC IF… You have ever passed up food, warmth or a bathroom for “aesthetic reasons” Examples: Four hamburgers fit in the tupperware. Three looks empty, … More You Might (Also) Be An Autist If…