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Learning to accept my autistic son | By Eve Reiland (nee Hinson) circa 2008

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
(Originally posted Apr 17 2008 12:00am) My son was born after midnight during the cooler days of May, before the Central Valley could blaze triple-digit temperatures. The delivery room was packed full of people. The doctor, several nurses, my husband, my parents and my mother-in-law were in attendance. As…

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Learning to accept my autistic son | By Eve Reiland (nee Hinson) circa 2008

(Originally posted Apr 17 2008 12:00am) My son was born after midnight during the cooler days of May, before the Central Valley could blaze triple-digit temperatures. The delivery room was packed full of people. The doctor, several nurses, my husband, my parents and my mother-in-law were in attendance. As my son emerged into the world, […]

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‘Tis The Season To Be Teasing

Originally posted on THEQUIRKYECCENTRIC:
? Cop “Gifts” Attempted Murderer in Court with Bottle of Lotion Kevin Rojas ambushed and shot an undercover Jacksonville police officer multiple times during a traffic stop in 2016 was sentenced to life behind bars this past Wednesday. In March 2016, Rojas had an altercation with his girlfriend when he produced…

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Thoughts on To Siri With Love | John Elder Robison

I just finished a controversial new book, To Siri With Love by Judith Newman. Reading this book made me feel like memoirs from autism moms are a thing whose time has come and gone . . . At the same time, I can’t help but believe the publisher who brought this story to market, and the reviewers […]

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An open letter to everyone who is concerned about the wage gap | Penelope Trunk

  First of all, a confession: I think the wage gap is fine. I am paid much less than men with my experience and track record, and I don’t care, because I want to be with my kids. Still, I know many people are passionate about closing the gap. In this post, I will tell […]

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Peels of Thunder

Originally posted on Jake Allen Sharp:
Peels of thunder as if from the throne Feels like lightning inside my bones I throw up my hands I have no control I don’t understand Which way do I go? I turn to the sky To the storm cloud Asking God why Praying out loud Peels of thunder…