Tag Archives: Star Trek

Social Hangover…

Anyone else have a social hangover? Fortunately, Craig and I are on the same page. He says we should just hole up in our burrow and embrace the priorities of Hobbits… (Well, maybe really geeky Hobbits…) Second breakfasts… Tweensies… Afternoon … Continue reading

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A Star Trek Marathon, Waffles, and Chocolate Cake!

Today we came home from an overnight at a lovely nearby holiday destination. We stayed in a cottage – instead of the main hotel – so that Finnegan the Labradoodle could come with us. We soaked in the pools and … Continue reading

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Contemplating Christmas: Autism and Giving to Others

I participate in a number of facebook groups. This past week one of them posted a theme on sharing Christmas gift ideas for people with additional needs. I’d like to take this on a slightly different angle (who’s surprised?!?) and … Continue reading

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Treasures I found at the Thrift Shop: Autism and Understanding (via Thirty Days of Autism)

Today my boy and I were skulking in a thrift store – hunting for treasures. It is one of our favourite pass-times: something we can do together, an adventure of sorts, and always there is the promise of finding something … Continue reading

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Treasures I found at the Thrift Shop: Autism and Understanding

Today my boy and I were skulking in a thrift store – hunting for treasures. It is one of our favourite pass-times: something we can do together, an adventure of sorts, and always there is the promise of finding something … Continue reading

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Perspectives on time and the end of a busy week: Autism and Temporal Development

All of my weeks are busy – but this one has seemed more so. My head is spinning with things I might write about. I am flying about on different tangential thoughts and mapping out ideas, only to be interrupted … Continue reading

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Random thoughts from the edge of typical… and beyond

Ahhhh, it is Friday… and it is finally sunny… and I am home. The week is at its end and Saturday and Sunday are glistening ahead of me, full of possibility and potential. H is playing a vintage computer game. … Continue reading

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