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how to be happy

A friend told me I’m positive.  I told him that I cultivate it.  Positivity is part of how to be happy.  I wasn’t born cheerfully looking on the bright side.  My mom could be forced-positive, but my dad was cranky and bitingly negative much of the time. I endured harm as a child and teenager. … Read More »

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how my autism is going

I wanted to give you an update on how my autism is going.  This is my autism fruit salad.  Delicious fruits on a paper plate! Since I first posted about my autism, I’ve learned a lot.  It’s funny how people can find an idea that serves as a lens, to examine stuff through.  Old stuff,… Read More »

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social

Hey, I finished another patch.  I think this one looks really good.  I mixed yellow thread with green, then yellow with orange.  Looks vibrant. My friend keeps a zine I made on her altar.  I felt loved, when I saw that, and asked her if I could take a picture. Another friend of ours went… Read More »

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do you have a moment for autism?

gender Hey, did you know autism manifests differently in different genders of people?  Yep, it does.  You know how I have social differences, sensory sensitivity that makes it hard for me to live, I get hyper-focused on stuff, and I have extreme semi-obscure interests, like I could talk about zines for hours straight? Also I’m… Read More »

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needing pesto

I didn’t know I was addicted to chocolate until I stopped eating it.  I knew I ate it almost every day, but I didn’t know I needed to! Every year during Sacred Peace Walk time, I would stockpile chocolate. Guess I should have known then that I was relying on it.  What helpful comfort. Chocolate… Read More »