I Wouldn't Miss This

I recently wrote about my father's inability to relate to my 10 year old son, Tweak, who has Asperger's syndrome. In a nutshell, Tweak has above-average intellectual and language skills, but he is hypersensitive to certain stimuli, and his social and emotional skills are presently behind the curve, especially when he is tired, hungry, anxious, or dealing with unexpected changes in circumstance or weird (to him) foods, textures, sounds, clothing, people, etc....more

8 Things I Learned From My Divorce

It has been more than 4 years since I left my ex, and I've been thinking of what I would go back in time and say to myself then if I could. Divorce is so disorienting. The ground is shifting under your feet, and it's hard to know what to believe. In the end, all you have is your instincts, and mine told me to swim for the shore....more
#7 hits so close to home for me! Loved it! Thank you for postingmore

Black is the New Pink

My daughter Tink (not her real name) is about to turn 9, and everything is changing. She has always been sassy, smart, and fearless, but until last year, she preferred to do it in various shades of pink....more

10 Little-Known Facts

I'm trying to think of 10 things I haven't overshared on my blog (www.middletini.blogspot.com)!Here goes:...more
Wow! You are a traveler freak too -- Love to read your traveling experiences!more