Stuff from 23 and me

Found another biological cousin. He says his father was named Marvin. Maybe Marvin and my biological father are brothers? "Enquiring" minds want to know! I have no information about any of my bio-father's siblings. The 23 and Me site has all kinds of interesting tidbits. They have a huge collection of data from customers who … Continue reading Stuff from 23 and me

Depressed Again… Naturally!

My earliest clear memory of elementary, school, kindergarten, is of being ignored and friendless. I didn't know why that was. It just was. I walked the playground alone. I doubt I could have named half the members of my class. We all have a self-image that tells us who we are and how to act. … Continue reading Depressed Again… Naturally!

The Wild Child Grows Old

https://aunatural.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/3b68633c.jpg From a while ago... I’m on a long solo hike, a 17-mile loop thru the Sespe wilderness. I’m without any clothing between my shoes and my hat - but the good part starts when I forget that irrelevant detail - I just exist. It becomes the default state. If you are nervous about discovery … Continue reading The Wild Child Grows Old

Still Aspie, after all these years…

'Asperger's syndrome is considered by many in the US to be the same as high functioning autism. The DSM-5 classifies it this way.  The World Health Organisation differs and still thinks the Asperger classification to be useful. I prefer the term Asperger's simply because a person afflicted with it can be referred to as an … Continue reading Still Aspie, after all these years…

Ch-ch-ch-changes!

Caution! Contains NSFW images... Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMQ0Ryy01yE A boy grows up and becomes a man. Ch-ch-changes happen. Muscles appear, the result of physical maturity and hard work at the gym. In my case, at first, it was to discourage bullies. Then it was to look attractive to women. Finally, it was because I loved what … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes!