Category Archives: Ramblings and Rants

This is the home for the unstructured writing.

Father’s Day Present — Fowl Language Comics


Bonus Panel The post Father’s Day Present appeared first on Fowl Language Comics.

via Father’s Day Present — Fowl Language Comics

Off and Away


I’m out of state. We’re here to visit with Monkey’s family. Got in yesterday. I was super tired. Laid down and passed right out. Monkey’s sister graduates today and we’re here to see that 🙂 Not sure when this party gets started. Monkey and Dragon are still sleeping. I slept solid which is why I’m up and full of energy.  Read the rest of this entry

What is Neurodiversity?


I went and read this lovely post written by Neurodivergent Rebel: What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?. It got me thinking about the topic. I wrote a long response to this and now I think that a post is in order.

Let’s start with me directing you to read this post by Nick Walker: Neurodiversity Some Basic Terms and Definitions. He offers an excellent explanation of the terminology that makes this (and other) discussions easier. I personally will be using the terminology in the manner outlined in his post. So, if you are confused by how I am using the language, read his post for clarity. Read the rest of this entry

Reality


Brother?


Etymology


7 Years


So, WP has informed me that I’ve been clacking away here for 7 years. Weird. In some ways, seems like I’ve been here forever. In others, it seems like I just got here. Life is so funny like that.

Vulture Culture


I had a feeling my world was amiss. I’d been dizzy, foggy, confused, listless. There was familiarity there, beside me, dog-like loyalty. Curiosity kept pulling at the leash, trying to change my direction. An auspicious white light in the distance caught my eye, illuminated by freshly sprouted emerald grass. My stomach turned, my heart skipped. […]

via Vulture Culture — A Lion Sleeps in the Heart of the Brave

A good read.

Rainbow Retards


Been a while since I ranted. Figure it’s about time 😉 Consider this a warning. Rant, Rant, Rant… Read the rest of this entry

IT


The first look at a new adaptation of the horror classic suggests a nightmarish update with a hint of Stranger ThingsThe first trailer for the latest version of Stephen King’s It has landed, suggesting that yet another generation of children will be haunted by visions of an evil, sewer-dwelling clown.It’s the first of a proposed…

via First trailer for Stephen King’s It: the child-devouring clown is back — The Guardian

Anyone else planning to watch this when it comes out? I really enjoyed the book, but the first tie around with the movie was disappointing. Curious what they will do with it now.

Mistakes & Adventures

What I've always wanted

BioethicsBytes

Multimedia resources for teaching bioethics

Rediskot

Art shenanigans of Xenia Bougaevsky

Crochet Thread

A Modern Interpretation of Vintage Crochet by Ann Reillet Featuring Many Original Designs

Elzeblaadje

Crafting with hook, needle and yarn

Son's Popkes

Crochet animal patterns designed by Sonja van der Wijk