Tag Archives: Star Wars

Cleaning the Aspie Room – Round Two

Ding, Ding… And we’re at it again… or maybe more like … still!! Four days ago I started a little project that was necessary so that I could move ahead with creating a much-needed office space for myself. I mentioned … Continue reading

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Buying the Beast…

Today Craig and H and I went to look at a motor home. It is a 1984 model – fancy is not a term you would be likely to choose to describe it. We have decided it is perfect for … Continue reading

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Geek Mythology: You don’t know the power of… acceptance!

H wears his inner Jedi… on the outside! Ya… We’re cool with that! Cue theme music: ♪ Da dahhh dadada da dahhh… ♪ Related Posts: • Lego, Star Wars, and Duct Tape: A Rainy Day Collaboration • Autism, Star Wars in … Continue reading

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The kid who knows who Stanley Kubrick is: Dreaming Big

I hope it is a good movie. It is going to be a bit corny – but it should be good. Mom will you help me?? Yes, you get things going and set up and then let me know what … Continue reading

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Camp Snarfly: Autism and Friendship on The Forest Moon of Endor

The Amazing Craig says it’s a do-over! At our house a do-over has a couple of meanings: the first would be an opportunity to try something again and make it better, as a social repair action after a misread – … Continue reading

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Cleaning the Aspie Room: Aaack! Will we ever move on from this?

H is a collector! He is a collector of facts, like the Amazing Craig (H’s Dad) and like myself! And also like me… he is a collector of stuff! We both love thrift stores and the thrill of a treasure … Continue reading

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Lego, Star Wars, and Duct Tape: A Rainy Day Collaboration

It is Spring Break but apparently no one let the season coordinator know! It is beyond just a bit rainy – to which we are pretty accustomed in Vancouver. No, it is not just rain: it’s cold and sleet and … Continue reading

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Autism, Star Wars in 3D, and A Parent’s Love of Special Interests

Tonight we are planning an outing to the theatre to view Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3D. H is revving up (in a good way) and Star Wars is increasingly becoming the topic of conversation as the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the power of intense interests: MJ meets StarWars

For the last couple of months H has been fascinated with Michael Jackson. He began with Thriller and Smooth Criminal, but has moved on to broaden his tastes. He loves the messages: Heal the World and Black or White. While … Continue reading

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Perspectives on friendship and other-ability: Country Mouse and City Mouse (via Thirty Days of Autism)

I have been considering the way in which my son, H the Country Mouse, relates to his friend, City Mouse. They have known each other for almost seven years… since they were both diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. They are … Continue reading

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