I’m feeling better, more talkative, so maybe today’s the day to get into my feelings about Fallout 76. I keep circling back to it in my head, and I think it’s about the game model. There’s something important to me there, so I think it’s time to share it.Continue reading
I posted something about my Autism to Twitter the other morning. I’ve been really amazed by the autistic community on Twitter, and it is getting me more into using Twitter as my social media. I’d already been getting into it more by switching from Tweetbot to the official Twitter client, thanks to a recommendation from one of the MacStories podcasts, though I don’t remember which one. Adapt? Connected? Does it matter?
Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is caused by an imbalance, sure, but a chemical imbalance, in the brain.
It looks like we’re going to be eating a lot of beans in the near future. Beans always make me think of the movie, East of Eden, starring James Dean. I’m sad to say I’ve never read the novel. Probably should get on that.Continue reading
I don’t know what to make of what’s going on right now. Honestly, the way things feel right now reminds me of the days after 9/11, or Columbine, or Waco, or the OKC Bombing. Something major is happening, but no one really knows anything, and we’re all just speculating.Continue reading
It’s turning into an oddly emotional day for me. Odd because I don’t usually feel this emotional, odd for the emotions being felt. I started crying as I fell asleep last night. This is odd because I rarely cry.Continue reading
I’m sitting in the therapists’ waiting room, waiting for my son to finish his session. He likes coming here. He says he can tell her anything and she has to keep it a secret. I’ve got my Air Pods, electronica clicking along to block out the piano Musak piped in.Continue reading