Your Autistic Year

Over the course of our pandemic year, neurotypicals kept running into things—such as zoom fatigue and a need for cognitive transitions—they’d do well to remember the next time they encounter an autistic person just trying to get through their day-to-day lives. I’m not sure what you’d call it, but recently I ran into some more.…More

I’m On A Boat

On my fourth day on antibiotics for my fourth urinary tract infection of the year, the world started to move even when I was standing still. I’ve dealt with height vertigo for as long as I can remember. Growing up, even just being too close to the railing on the second floor of the local…More

I Wish You Were More Predictable

Gone from social media since last year (notwithstanding the two locked accounts to which I do not post but use to contact various companies’ support channels, or to keep up with a handful of cats, goats, and zoos), I nonetheless keep an eye out for concepts which help me explain why. Enter an Aeon dissection…More

Six More And I Get One Free

It took a long-distance hail and a jogging trot across the street, but I just barely managed to catch the most convenient bus to my destination—important, because I didn’t want to waste any more time than already had been wasted that morning. Four blocks later, making a routine left turn, the bus collided with a…More

Pre-Pandemic Achievement Unlocked

Today at midday, failing in the energy required to do yesterday’s dishes, I set foot inside a neighborhood bar to have what in pre-pandemic days was my weekly excursion for a cheap bar breakfast, for the first time since the first week of March of last year. Since the start of the pandemic, my only…More