Author Archives: kmah88

Slow Jams

a Playlist by kmah88~ This one dates back to the first few years of the new millenium. The first “volume” was created in 2000 by my co-worker, Sheryl, when I worked at the Levi’s Store in Winnipeg. She’d play it while … Continue reading

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Recognition

I have always been drawn to things of an unusual psychological nature. When I was in my early years of high school, my best friend and I liked to find books dealing with characters with “problems”. I remember reading several … Continue reading

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Power

I made this one for my friend Geena when she was going through a break-up. It was… maybe 2002-ish? I burned it on a CD for her but didn’t keep a copy for myself (pre-iTunes). I had a vague list … Continue reading

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Just Follow the Rules!

It bothers me that the newer (young) employees at my job don’t do things correctly, such as consistently prepare THREE napkins for each pile to put in the customer’s bag. Sometimes they do three, sometime four, or two, or *gasp*… … Continue reading

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The Feeling of Words

I love words because they are so intensely personal. Sometimes I can intelligently discuss what a particular word means to me. Other times, I can only FEEL a word. I’m thinking right now about the word “quirky”.  A lot of … Continue reading

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My Superpower

Sometimes, autism is my favourite thing about me. I LIKE that I’m “picky”. I prefer to think of it as discerning. I have great taste. And I think about everything very thoroughly. I don’t do things for no reason. I … Continue reading

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Cruisin’: The High School Reunion Tour

Towards the very end of high school, my friends and I were really into Hip Hop and R&B – which is a complete shift from the alternative and grunge stuff we listened to just a couple of years earlier. The … Continue reading

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Heartbroken

“If somebody loves you, won’t they always love you?” I think about this quote from Whitney Houston’s Where Do Broken Hearts Go a lot. For me, yes, it’s true. Once I love someone, I will always love them. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Last 30 and 9

I don’t like to leave things unfinished. You know this already, I’m sure. So… back in 2017, I was re-doing the 100 Happy Days challenge on Instagram (and cross-posting on Facebook) and, when I completed it, I was planning on … Continue reading

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The Definitive 80’s Collection

Having lived through all but 6 months of the 80s, I’ve always had a strong affinity for that decade. Towards the end of high school, I started to become obsessed. (I even permanently crimped my hair by putting my hair … Continue reading

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