Adventures in Blog Land.

Image via Wikipedia Recently, there’s been talk around the bloggerhood about what is real, prompted by a post by Mrs BlogAlot called Blog TV. Okay, maybe the question is only circulating around my hood, uh, er, head. With that said, my response to MrsBlogAlot‘s post was, “I know I’m real because I pinched my arm… Continue reading

Degrees of Insanity.

Image via Wikipedia In eighty-degree heat, my son graduates with an associate’s degree. He moves on to a four-year school.We move on to find our chairs.We sit. Nearby, a baby cries.Make that ten babies. At the podium, the speaker is a board chair.I’m bored in a chair. Same thing, sort of. In the audience, a… Continue reading

Asperger is not a Cheese.

Image via Wikipedia The name Asperger always reminded me of Limburger, the smelly cheese. Yes, Asperger’s Syndrome also stinks but in other . . . let me count the ways. Socially, developmentally, organizationally, motivationally. Sick of the Ly’s yet? That’s okay, because I’m done with the intro and moving into the heart of the cheese,… Continue reading

Next Exit Past Asylum Street.

Image by Robert Dalgleish Copithorne via Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 On the road, Mom, Dad, and son head to college admissions. We’re watching all the signs. Just passed Asylum Street. A warning. On the shoulder, a discarded sneaker left standing.Farther down the road, another sneaker on its side. Where are the feet? I… Continue reading

Polish Spam.

I received an email this morning, which I am categorizing as “spam scam scum.” Emails from evildoers, who have somehow escaped the access of evil, sneaked into Rwanda, or in this case Poland, and send emails to the most vulnerable — the broke or unemployed.  Hopefully, most people are savvy enough to realize the devastating… Continue reading