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  • Angie shared from Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison
    My conversational difficulties highlight a problem Aspergians face every day. A person with an obvious disability—for example, someone in a wheelchair—is treated compassionately because his handicap is obvious. No one turns to a guy in a wheelchair and says, “Quick! Let’s run across the street!” And when he can’t run across the street, no one says, “What’s his problem?” They offer to help him across the street. With me, though, there is no external sign that I am conversationally handicapped. So folks hear some conversational misstep and say, “What an arrogant jerk!” I look...
    Note: As much as this made Jack and I laugh, it is an unfortunately true statement.
  • Angie shared from Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen
    When your cup is empty, you do not mourn what is gone. Because if you do, you will miss the opportunity to fill it again.
  • Angie shared from Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen
    Note: She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another.
  • Angie shared from The River King by Alice Hoffman
    Note: I think it shall take some time to figure out how I feel about this one. Oddly, I think I'm glad it's done.
  • Angie shared from Cafenova (Clairmont Series) by S. Jane Scheyder
    Note: A quick and adorably refreshing read.