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Warning: Bureaucracy ahead

Be duly warned: bureaucracies may be hazardous to your health. Our family has been plunged with very little warning into the icy waters of a serious health issue. Along with the illness comes the aftershock of being injected into what I would … Continue reading

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The Urgent Avoider

Of all the people that you can encounter in business, one of the most frustrating types has to be, what am I now about to coin, the Urgent Avoider. This person has two distinct cycles. The Urgency Phase is easily … Continue reading

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The unexpected journey

I haven’t been much of a world traveller. But I did get the opportunity once to have my European adventure. I did a course in Oxford, performed in a play at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and then after that was … Continue reading

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Diagnosed vs Undiagnosed

I chanced upon an old friend a couple of weeks ago. I mean we know each other from a ways back, not that either he (or I) are old. He, (too bad for him come to think about it), asked how my … Continue reading

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High in Fibre

Another good one from my Griffin-man. Two good stories in less than 24 hours–this kid is a gold-mine! I must back up a little to give some context. Yesterday, we worked on some colouring pages. He was so pleased with … Continue reading

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Easy Riders

I walked with Griffin to the park yesterday while he proudly rode his red tricycle. He’s getting quite good at getting around on his wheels. He probably triked over a mile on this little expedition. “I know, I so strong.” … Continue reading

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Be My Own Stage Manager

Writing the post “Overheard in My Brain,” while also being great fun to write, gave me an epiphany: I need to be my own stage manager. The stage manager has a cue-book, with the script, the blocking and all the … Continue reading

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Post-show Exhaustion

For me, performing is a high. I don’t even get nervous anymore, which is a great gift of age. By the time I get to the performance stage, I am at the point that I don’t have to think too, too much about what … Continue reading

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Be Realistic

So, that’s the phrase I’m starting to hear. We have to keep our expectations realistic. Aspergers, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities are life-long conditions for which there is no cure. They can be managed but not eliminated. Accept her for who she is. If … Continue reading

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True Confessions

I have a confession to make. I do not, (cannot?, will not? am unable to?) close cupboard doors. Drawers too. It drives my husband crazy. Whenever it’s brought to my attention, I try to reform myself. I set myself a SMART goal … Continue reading

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