A Tragic Musing – More than words can say

[With permission granted to Salt&Light, a version of this post titled “Tragedy and grief in our schools, but the language of friendship speaks healing and hope” appeared on 27 July 2021 here] Usually, I alternate my Saturday blogs strictly between the topics of autism and parenting. But this has been a week like no other … Continue reading A Tragic Musing – More than words can say

What did I learn from losing my last job? A square peg will never fit a round hole

All through the evening, I was dreading it. I mean, when it comes to leaving a job, one should only be doing it at the ‘eleventh hour’ when you’ve exhausted all other options. You don’t throw in the towel at the ‘seventh hour’, do you? No, you don’t. But I did. Or at least to … Continue reading What did I learn from losing my last job? A square peg will never fit a round hole

The day I was floored by the word “unprofessionalism”

What will always go down as one of the lowest moments of my life was when I had to quit my last job. To make matters worse, I hadn’t even been at it for more than 15 months! Failure isn’t something people want to talk about. Success, yes. Achievements, yes. Accolades, oh bring them on! … Continue reading The day I was floored by the word “unprofessionalism”