Tag Archives: ADHD

Swimming Toward the Taj Majal

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”  ―    Nelson Mandela If it seems like Heroic storytime has become a little more infrequent, like waiting two years between seasons of Sherlock, you are right. Keen deductive skills, Hero(ine)! My script is in … Continue reading

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The Ballad of the Penguin, P-Hustle, and the Turbaned Torpedo

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”  – John Bingham “Anything worth doing is going to be difficult” – Fauja Singh “Arch support is for pansies!” – Phidippedes Writing a screenplay … Continue reading

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Time to Hack Your Jacked Up Brain, It’s National ADHD Awareness Month!

October is national ADHD Awareness Month. A celebration of Shiny Things and other distractions, diversions and digressions. My personal brand of Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD / ADHD) has created a massive strain on my marriage … Continue reading

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There’s Many a Slip Twixt the Cup and the Lip, or, How AutoCorrect Almost Got Nana Arrested

As I have alluded to earlier, ADHD makes Heroic Questing a unique challenge. Call it the Curse of Shiny Objects. One of the super cool side effects of ADHD (besides the hyperactivity, the chronic underachieving, the… squirrel!) is the way … Continue reading

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Seeking Wisdom from a Jedi Master outside the Cinnabon

The recent headlines surrounding Disney, J.J. Abrams, and the Star Wars franchise reminded me of my own brush with the Force. A long time ago, at a shopping mall far, far away, my friend James and I waited in line … Continue reading

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St. Rachel and My Biblically Bad Junk Drawer

“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.  A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that … Continue reading

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