Okay, it’s been a slice. And I want you to know that I appreciated you being here and following my blog all these weeks and months. I want to tell you how much I appreciate your attendance. This blog would not have existed without View full article »
Archive for September, 2011
On Monday you left me rocking gently on the waves of Georgian Bay, out of gas and unable to help myself or my passenger, thanks a lot!
Okay, I know it wasn’t your fault, I know exactly whose fault it was, it was mine!
I was angry with myself and upset with the situation. I sat staring at the gas gauge, willing it to rise from the depths of the red zone. It mocked me. Finally I looked up. My boating companion, a veteran of the bay, was sitting quietly and smiling. “We’re on an adventure.” she said. View full article »
Yesterday I was on the bay, one of my favorite pastimes is being on the water. I find I’m not distracted by things that are out of sight and you can’t get more out-of-sight than putting miles of water between you and the distractions, the perfect unseen barrier. This means that on the bay, I am less affected by my ADHD than anywhere else. View full article »
Okay, I’m gonna break down and buy a degree from one of those email university degree places. They keep emailing me and I figure they must know how badly I wanted to have letters after my name. How they found out about this desire of mine is beyond me. They did, and I’ve decided to embrace the opportunity. View full article »
I’ve just finished watching (for the umpteenth time) The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, but this time I was wondering why there was no definitive guide to life with ADHD. Where’s my Hitchhikers Guide with friendly, reassuring printing on the outside cover?
I know, there are books on ADHD that we think of as definitive works, the be all and end all, the “Book of books,” as it were. View full article »
You know, every long weekend I’ve spent for the last 27 years has been carefully scripted. Family gatherings, day-trips, picnics, barbeques, swimming, boating, the list is long and varied. But the commonality is that I never had to figure out what to do, I just went along. View full article »