Gimbling in the Wabe – About this Safety Pin Thing…

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Recently I read an article where a man, who probably thought he was well meaning, attacked those who have started wearing safety pins on their clothing to indicate “you are safe with me” for others who may feel threatened by the current political, and dare I say moral, environment in the United States today. I [….]

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida

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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism Naoki Higashida Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell Random House First English Edition:  August 27, 2013 ISBN 978-0-8129-9486-5 Autism is an umbrella term for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a group of complex disorders of brain development characterized by difficulties in social [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Of Music and Spring and Damnable Hope

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It seems like lately I simply cannot wash the dishes without first plugging into my iPod.  (Yes, I still hand wash my dishes.  I know, call me a Philistine, I don’t mind.)  This is true with other housework to a lesser extent, but especially when washing the dishes, I must be listening to my iPod.  [….]