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On Solomon’s “Depression, the secret we share”

I felt a funeral in my brain. I, in silence, some strange race, wrecked—solitary here… I fell down, and down, and hit a world at Read more…


A World of Wonders


I 🖤 Brains

Braaaaaaains. Seriously, though. Love ’em. I think about what kinds of synapses are firing in the brains of other living things. I try to figure Read more…


Explore 💖 Suffering

Depression is hard. Why we still haven’t come to an agreement about this topic as a society, I have no idea. But what I’m really Read more…


Existential Crises Whirlpool

This’ll be my last post tonight, before I lay my head to sleep, so in my dreams, my good thoughts I hope to keep ⭐🌟🌠🌝🌔🌪🌩🌛🌚🌞☀☄ Read more…


When I Can’t Find Words

When I can’t find my words,—when Chase can’t find his words—it’s not so much that I think we suffer from selective mutism, as it makes Read more…


Explore 💙 C.E.N. Treatment

I found a new DIY self-care project thanks to the video below. I’m not sure if it’d be a good DIY without at least a Read more…


Explore 🤖 Quantum Stuff

When I’m processing emotions, it helps to focus on my special interests. So when the sky is falling, there’s nothing like studying something I know Read more…


I 💚 Patterns

In the spirit of Autism Awareness Month, I’m going to continue exploring my experiences on the spectrum. If you appreciate reading about these experiences, make Read more…


25 Articles to Explore

I have all these tabs everywhere, New Yorker articles I can’t access, places I’ve yet to see. So I wanted to clump them all up for future Read more…


I ❤ Teaching College

I keep toying with the idea of starting a vlog. I’m pretty sure I’m starting a vlog this summer, when I’m not teaching. Teaching Plans Read more…


Explore Autism, Depression, and Anxiety

Lists of autistic ideas I can explore in stories and blog posts at CleoAutismAwareness.com. Also, is Asperger’s Human 2.0?


I ♥ Being Autistic

Although April is Autism Awareness Month,—& I’m celebrating all month by posting daily on CleoAutismAwareness.com—if you’re overwhelmed by the month-long thing, you can also celebrate Read more…


Explore ❔ Psychology 🧠

I miss the upside-down pineapple cake that Chase made last week, the cake I didn’t think I’d want to eat until he made it. https://kourtniemckenzie.tumblr.com/post/172094969356/behold-my-fiancés-upsidedown-pineapple-cake Read more…


Explore 🔬 Values of Heroes

I’ve been thinking about geniuses lately, about the advice our great ones give us, about how we choose celebrities based upon value systems that might Read more…


Explore ❓ Technology

Here I’m planning world domination a social media strategy,—which is like developing a way to socialize in a completely virtual, information-based world—and I’ve yet to explore Read more…


Substitute Teach for Fresno Unified❓

Before we leave for Anaheim, I need to file my dad’s taxes, then print out three copies of my previous semester’s vocabulary syllabi and rhetoric Read more…


I 💙 Aquariums

We have three aquariums now. If Chase seals the leak in the fourth one, I’ll grow plants in it, and maybe, eventually, introduce betta fish Read more…


In the Beginning 🐣 I LiveJournaled

edited 2 April 18 Back in the ’00s, like many now-eldering millenials, I made a LiveJournal. With a LiveJournal’s Internet superpowers, I could broadcast our Read more…