Juggling. And Then Dropping the Ball (or Two or Three)

Photo credit: https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-mathematics-of-juggling-20170524/ I didn't realize how dependent I am on my planner until I was without the first two+ weeks of the year. The one I ordered finally came yesterday after a shipping snafu. I had a small paper January calendar where I could keep track of big things like appointments, but the daily [...]

Just When You Think You’re Gaining Traction…

Just when you think you're gaining traction, you find out it's 95% likely that you'll move. To another state. Into a smaller home. And school is starting soon. I still have plenty of posts planned for the future.  And if I can manage it, I'll continue my putting up Throwback Thursday posts for new content [...]

Misunderstanding and Discriminatory Labels

Our Boy Scout Troop recently returned from their annual weeklong campout.  Things did not go well. Some background: A couple of years ago Lawboy and a friend's son who also has autism (we'll call him Goodfriend) went to the backwoods program offered by our council.  They get along well and balance each other out.  Knowing [...]

Summer Plans & My Secret Weapon

This was supposed to be the Memorial Day post about summer.  Instead it's going up today, close to Independence Day.  If you're wondering why, read HERE. *************** Happy Memorial (Independence) Day! As someone with lots of military service in my family, it's a particularly poignant holiday for us.  I can't begin to express the depth of [...]