Category Archives: impactful

Neato Book Review Collection – Austism in Fiction

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SuperNeato: Information is Beautiful Infographic: When Sea Levels Attack

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Thinking about The Troops – No Cute Puppy Pic Today

Usually on Fridays, I post a “cute puppy pic.” Today, I’m just not in the mood. With the election coming up, and the increase in shootings in Afghanistan, I’m thinking of the troops. Here’s a picture of my Seabee niece … Continue reading

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Very Neato Book: Until Tuesday

It was a casual moment; my father’s wife had been to the used bookstore and saw this book with a golden retriever on the cover. Since I like stories about dogs, and especially golden retrievers, she thought I would like … Continue reading

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One Amazing Thing – How Much Do We Reveal about Ourselves to Others?

In the book, One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, a diverse group of people is trapped in a “life-or-death” situation. Folks are having trouble staying calm and getting along, so one of the characters suggests that each tell a … Continue reading

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Dean Koontz on Love and Worth

Watchers, by Dean Koontz (1987), is one of my favorite novels, not only because the main character is a golden retriever. Koontz has a gift for combining the gruesome and evil with the good and beautiful. Through his writing, what … Continue reading

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Awesome Autism Post

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Asperger’s Diary 7 June 2012: Compelling and Heartbreaking

From time to time, I will post here news and information that is not neato in the flip sense of the word, but neato because it is notable, compelling, and impactful. This post by Lynne Soraya (a pseudonym) is one … Continue reading

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