It’s Politic

I don’t typically wade into politics; it has always felt unwise to post content that might be fractious when all I really want is for people to gain a greater appreciation for neurocognitive differences. It’s enough work for me to advocate for neurodiversity and to write clearly on the topic, pointing my readers to scientifically…

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The Cursed Gift

I was talking with my friend Stacey the other day on Zoom and she mentioned her fractured wrist. It’s healing well, and she’s been diligent about doing mobility exercises while she waits for her scheduled rehab appointment. Stacey is a model patient in that she’s already doing everything she can to help her fracture heal.…

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Harvest

Every day, for the last few weeks, I have been reaping cherry tomatoes from my backyard garden. It has me feeling the autumn season coming on like nobody’s business. In San Francisco, we have a cold, damp summer, but fall has arrived in the Parkside neighborhood, with its warm dry days and ever receding light.…

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Synnie Friends

I’m a late bloomer; I learned the term synaesthesia 10 years ago, even though I’ve had blended senses from my earliest recollections. Identifying as a synesthete has been rewarding in so many ways, and has diminished the dissonance that defined my life prior to learning that my neurocognition is atypical. I love having synaesthesia, and…

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