Not Autistic Enough

I have given at least 100 presentations on living with autism to crowds of all sizes.  My most requested presentation is entitled Let Me Fall.  I begin with a preview of a documentary made about me called The Shadow Listener, and then introduce myself as being autistic.   I talk about growing up with autism, […]

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All Alone – Musical Thoughts from the mind of a 14 year old

When I was a young teen, I spent a huge portion of my time alone in my room.  Music was my only voice to the outside world.  It carried on a frequency that seemed to transcend class, race, social status, and age.  The loneliness inside was buried deep, and cast a purple, obstructive hue on […]

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Bridges

there’s this bridge I’m looking for i don’t know where it goes but I’m sure it spans the distance between our shores on foot’s the only way I see to trek this life, no short cuts be who said that building bridges was an easy toll to pay my shores are blue and yours are […]

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Farewell Catarina, Farewell to Love

As I am a creature of patterns, though there is a vast difference between patterns and repetitious outcomes that slap me in the face. Despite my prodigious optimism, to see past persistant repetitious outcomes, I am mourning the reality that one particular area of my life may be settled into a pattern opposite of what […]

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bridge

there’s this bridge I’m looking for i don’t know the way it goes but I’m sure it spans the distance  between our shores on foot’s the only way to trek this life, all short cuts wane no one said that building bridges was the easy toll to pay   trees they reach to touch the […]

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