Hungry Lizzy

Lane’s Food Sanity Rules

Rule #4: When homicidal rage blurs your vision, ask, “Could you be hungry?”

Watson and I rarely argue. Thirty years of wedded bliss has given us plenty of time to compromise on and respect our differences of preference and opinion.

But neither of us is perfect. Sometimes while feeling around in the gray area for compromise, one of us may stumble upon something unbearable.

Modulation Madness

ShareSmall-scale Modulation Madness Think of what it would be like if every time you wanted to exit the freeway you had to overcome the concrete…

Meltdown

ShareIt was a perfect storm first thing in the morning. Gentle rain soothed like a lullaby, gently lapping unconsciousness over my attempt to surface into…

Discovering the Moon – the atypical brain

ShareWhen I was eleven years old, living in Albuquerque, NM, I witnessed a total eclipse of the moon. Let me preface this by saying, the…

Tyler Cowen – The Autistic Cognitive Profile

ShareThe podcast The Marketplace of Ideas is a very reliable source for innovative thinking. About every fourth show the host, Colin Marshall, interviews someone who…

Lost

Where am I?

ShareWhat an odd thing it is to lack a sense that most people take for granted. I can get lost anywhere. When navigating in a…

Motion Sickness

ShareAs a child, I suffered severe motion sickness. This presented a problem for my mother who was known to wake up any morning and (preschooler in…

Self-love vs Self-hatred

ShareI can hardly write about this without disliking myself on a certain level. All my life I have struggled against the belief that what ails…

My Blanket

ShareFor those of you reading about weighted blankets for the first time, professionals suggest twenty minutes under a weighted blanket has a calming effect. It…

Squeezed into Calm

ShareI have heard multiple interviews with Temple Grandin, on NPR, over the years. When she talked about her cattle squeezing machine, I found it interesting…