In this age of rampant consumerism, I have discovered that I am not happy. My Amazon stuff does not make me happy. The new shirt did not make me happy. The books and movies and internet did not make me happy. In fact, if anything between the constant brokeness and the buyer’s remorse I find … More The Zero Spending Month Experiment
I am worried about or culture. And I am ashamed of myself. The whole issue of race in America has gotten so very out of hand that today I actually asked myself whether or not to And I am ashamed of myself. The whole issue of race in America has gotten so very out of … More Good to meet you, Jolyka :Thoughts on the US and race.
So I am going to risk a rant here on Greenville racism. Greenville is actually a very well integrated, multicultural city. We have Germans, Russians, Sufi, Saudis, Hindu, Hispanics, Latinos, French, and more due to the various international and national companies with home bases here. When my partner and I moved here we were both … More Bah humbug. Racism in Greenville, SC this weekend.
So here is why the concept of a “War on Christmas” makes absolutely zero sense. There is a reason it is called Christmas, you know – the word is Latin, Christ + mas. Or rather Christ plus more, and that is precisely how all this mess got started… the Christian beliefs were added to, admixed … More Why “War on Christmas” makes no sense.
Hygiene can be a big thing for autists, so here is a basic showering how to. It will work for the neurotypical as well. 😀 Let’s begin here. No lady or gent actually wants to date a chemical plant. If you are marinading in your perfume, if your co-workers can smell you more than a … More Four Ways to Take a Shower
I said I would post things like this, so here you go, but read the warning and don’t be “that guy”, you know the one who has to prove he has balls cause he’s not really sure. And ladies, this technique will work for you as well if you need to save someone but you … More How to Wrestle an Alligator
So Day 10 and while I am still being productive, I feel incredibly on edge. Rather like a big bag of jangly broken glass. I’d say I was definitely addicted to my likes! (Relevant music video here! – http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6907128/might-as-well-face-it-youre-addicted-to-likes-music-video) So today, I got curious and started looking into social media exterminating software. I figured that … More Social Media Free Challenge – Day 10
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
So tonight I’m going to make everybody hate me. I don’t particularly care. I’ve been really sick which means a lot of time skimming Facebook. Facebook is great for minimal interaction “living”. But for the moment I want to discuss something that really bothers me. For convenience I am going to use guy and lady … More Hey, Baby, What if I don’t Want to Marry You?
A quick and dirty blog today as I try to work through something that is puzzling me… Despite my circumstances – or maybe because of them – I frequently find myself with too many material goods of a certain type, especially blankets, canned foods I am allergic too, socks, teeshirts, and so on; and as … More Sorry, can’t help you.