Tag: living in chicago

Autism, and jet lag

Good morning! Not that I can consider it as such. The time is merely 3:46 am, and I am up, listening to Mini Man babble as he plays. This is the third morning of early rising, and I can’t even joke that Mini Man is solar powered. It’s that early even the sun doesn’t want... Read more »

Flying with children is my super power.

Thanks to the previously long distance nature of my relationship with TH – I have become almost pro at flying with children. In fact; tomorrow’s flight will be the children’s fourth in just a little over two weeks! And eighth in two years. It has taken some planning and I guess I’m lucky – but... Read more »

Actions speak louder than words - no matter the accent

One big thing in particular, that I notice about living in America, is my accent. I’m very aware of it and have learned to slow down the speed at which I talk, so people can understand what I’m saying. I still prefer to avoid talking on the phone, but it’s very handy for cold callers... Read more »

Why am I here?

I’m finally sat down long (and stable minded) enough to write about that dark dark night that so many Chicagoians experienced on Monday. I now find it ironic that Monday’s post began as it did: “On a dark dark night In a dark dark land Where the thunder rolled Destroying all we planned” That it... Read more »