David Snape Show 26.1.18

David Snape Show - Bourne and Beyond

Welcome to another edition of the David Snape Show, your definite show for Bourne and the surrounding areas. On this weeks show.
The best music and the highlights from social media.
A new fitness routine.
Your local events and advertisements.
A special mention to Men United in Song.
David Snape book review club
And highlighting a new feature called Local Artist Selection.
Hope you enjoy the show.

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(Old post) Growing Up With Undiagnosed Autism

Discovering My Authentic Self

This is an older post, from my other blog (Rude Girl ~ Living In An Aspie World) I edited the first paragraph as originally it sounded like I was kinda boasting about having Aspergers tbh like I am blessed and others on the spectrum weren’t so much. Shame on me. *hides* The more I learn about ‘Aspie Supremacy’ the more I see I have even been guilty of it in my past wordings and blog posts. Well not anymore. More reason why I started this new journey. 😃 I am not editing the rest because I did really like how the original came about, my computer is currently lagging which is causing me to be more irritated as if my perfectionism isn’t enough. Seriously I am about to throw my laptop out the window. :/ Anyways…I more just wanted to share this post as I thought it would be great…

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“It was more like a full-bodied dry heave set to music.”

The Unabashed Autist

For the music

I’m sad about the passing of author, Ursula LeGuin, yesterday.  Today is Virginia Woolf’s 136th birthday.  I decided to spend the day listening to Lorde.  I’m not done yet, but it’s been a soothing day so far.  She’s one of my healing sisters, along with Stevie Nicks, Beyoncè, Amy Lee, Sheryl Crow, Agnetha Faltskog, and Aretha Franklin.

They’re who caught me up through their music when I was (barely) enduring a period of devastation.  Losing my parents and closest siblings, divorce, surviving rape, etc.  All leveled me.  I can’t really wrap my head around the concept of such powerful bonds with people I’ve never met.  It’s too abstract.  (Much easier to just cherish it and enjoy the music.)

I’ve come to an important decision.  The next time Stevie Nicks or Fleetwood Mac tour, I’m going to go.  I’ve imagined it and tallied up the known consequences as well as…

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Senators’ Letter To SAMHSA Is Misguided: Dr. McCance-Katz Is Doing What Congress Demanded – Pete Earley

(1-25-18) Five U.S. Senators have sent a letter to HHS Assistant Secretary Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz asking her to explain why she has put the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) on ice and terminated the contractor who oversaw it. Chances are, you have never heard of NREPP, but it’s a big deal –Click … Continue reading Senators’ Letter To SAMHSA Is Misguided: Dr. McCance-Katz Is Doing What Congress Demanded – Pete Earley

“To Siri with Love” author to appear in Roslyn – The Island Now

The Bryant Park Library is hosting an evening with the Roslyn School District’s Special Education Parent Teacher Association for New York Times op-ed columnist and author Judith Newman to discuss her recently-released book, “To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines.” The event will take place at the library, … Continue reading “To Siri with Love” author to appear in Roslyn – The Island Now