7 Facts About Autism

I knew almost nothing about autism until 2014. That was the year we discovered our youngest son was autistic. And as we proceeded through the diagnostic process and subsequent therapies with him, we realized I was autistic too. I won’t delve into the difficulties of pursuing a diagnosis as an adult in this post (althoughContinue reading “7 Facts About Autism”

Routines and Reaching Out

It feels strange to carry on, holding on to ‘normal’ as best we can. Keeping up with the news. Working. Homeschooling. Checking on family and friends. All the while, the world is changing in ways that are hard to comprehend. It seems strange. All of it. Silence isn’t always empty. Sometimes it’s filled and there’sContinue reading “Routines and Reaching Out”

Patterns and Prose

The other day, I stumbled upon a thought-provoking article by Alexander Nazaryan titled Why Writers Should Learn Math.  It was a persuasive article discussing the abstract and imaginative thinking needed for higher level mathematics and how that style of thinking benefits an author’s writing.  Before you throw the book at me, let me start byContinue reading “Patterns and Prose”