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My name is J.R. and I’m a nerd. This isn’t a new revelation to me and probably not to those who have known me for a while. I will say one thing about the definition above and that’s that I don’t believe it has to be a nonsocial hobby or pursuit. Don’t believe me? What about all the Dungeons & Dragons nerds out there? They’re being social, just with their own typeread more
When you find a new woman who is attractive, terrific and nerdy all at the same time, that’s a woman you want to keep around and see if you two can build a solid relationship based on friendship, honesty, and trust.read more
I don’t really remember any bullying from kids at public school. I sure as hell remember the bullying and the crappy remarks from kids and teachers at the private schools,read more
Math and the what if outcome of my life How could my life have been different if being autistic was a thing?
Let’s clear one thing up, right off the bat. I’m fifty-two, considering going back and taking a few classes to finish up a degree and I am terrified of math. I don’t get math, the math doesn’t get me and that’s just the way it is. It wasn’t always that way, though, There was a time when I was good at math, though to look at my grades you would definitely not know it. Let me tell you a story.read more
Right now I'm having a panic attack that literally came out of nowhere. Seriously. At this very moment, as I type horribly. You can't tell how bad I'm typing because thank God, I have Grammarly watching my back, but just in this first paragraph, I have...read more
Belief in yourself is a great cure for loneliness and stress and feeling better about yourself doesn’t hurt when it comes time to sleep, which I’m going to go and try to go (again) in a few minutes. I was hoping that writing this and getting this off my chest would help me feel better and I guess it has a little. Here’s hoping that by the time I crawl back into bed, I feel more than a little better.read more
Thank you for letting me rant about this topic. Now if you’ll excuse me, there’s a bowl of grain free dog food sitting here and I’m hungry. To all my legitimate service dog homies out there, thanks for all the work you do. I sincerely mean that. For all you posers and your loser owners, STAY HOME!read more
Don’t let society, our families, friends or others hold us back. We can succeed in business and we can find careers that are satisfying to us and ones where we can come home at night happy and proud of what we did that day. Don’t be like the younger me and hate your job, hate yourself and wonder what you’re even doing here. Go out and be a success in business!read more
For days this piece of garbage (let’s call him what he is) lied to the police and had multiple police jurisdictions and hundreds of volunteers out looking for the boy that he reported missing on Wednesday. On Saturday he finally manned up and confessed to the murder of his son.read more