When the Ancestry results came back I clicked and the world changed.
I wrote this post on July 29th, and put it in drafts as I have put over a thousand other posts. Today, this horrible Sunday, I decided that it deserves to be a blog post. I began Courting Destiny in August, 2004. For three or four years it was the technorati ranked #1 baby boomer blog, and was in the… View Post
‘m not a person to fall into depression. (Anxiety’s my thing). But I woke up this morning scared, well scared of so much. The personal, the country–it all falls into one basket. I remembered the day the country woke up to an after election when Al Gore should have won (it all hit the fan then–where we too stupid to… View Post
It was once thought that all adults with my disability, who weren’t treated for it as children, attempt death by their own hand, or gun, or…. Eleven years ago, sometime this week, I learned that I have a somewhat invisible disability called nonverbal learning disorder (NLD or NLVD; no idea why there are two different abbreviations). I did what I… View Post
Invariably the question becomes: “Why did you buy a house so quickly?” Real short answers: “It’s complicated.” “The house called my name.” (Not literally. I assume you know that but one never takes anything for granted). “It seemed like a good thing to do.” Real long answer: “I learned about NLD (nonverbal learning disorder) not that long before. Unable to… View Post