Author Archives: Tim Caviness

National Tourettes Awareness is INTERNATIONAL!

You’ve heard of Tourette’s Syndrome.  How about TOURETTE’S KARAOKE? Can you imagine?  Well imagine no more!  I had the honor of interviewing Toureteskaraoke.com internet “sensation”:  Guy  Francis. Exciting times!  National Tourette’s Awareness is REALLY International!! To be able to video interview a … Continue reading

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Tourettes and Coprolalia

Despite the popularity of an aspect of Tourette’s Syndrome that causes it’s “recipients” to blurt curse words at any time and place, Coprolalia (as it’s proper tittle) is only had by a small percentage (15-20%) of the Tourette’s population. TV … Continue reading

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Tourette’s Awareness …

Tick..Tock ..Tick..Tock..Tourette-Tic-Tic! Time to celebrate National Tourette’s Awareness Day April 29th! Do you or anyone you know have experience with Tourette’s, Autism, and other spectrum disorders? I invite you to share it here. It could end up in the movie … Continue reading

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What on Earth?

Today is Earth Day. I’m thinking about our birth on it. Our relationship to it. Most specifically, I’m thinking in terms of one’s mind-journey, one’s ‘Synaptic Adventure’  and the Synaptic Adventure of all things alive. I don’t believe it begins … Continue reading

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About Sticking Out

I’m in the process of making a film/series/talk show/book ( heck, maybe even a T-shirt or..or…a line of DOLLs!) about the internal/ emotional experience of  being “normal- yet -noticeably” different. Of “sticking out” in a crowd when you DON’T want to. Not … Continue reading

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The Tourettes and the Hare

Dear Easter Bunny I have a confession. Sometime ago, I pretended to be you. It was not a pretty sight. But it was for a good cause. Aside of paying the rent, it was an inspirational opportunity to educate people…kids…about … Continue reading

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Wings Synaptic Adventure

In this process of  making a movie about my Tourette experience, I have inevitably wondered about the journeys, the ..Synaptic Adventures… of others. This week, I met an amazing human. Peter Wing is a man of art. An artist’s artist. … Continue reading

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Generosity Helps Us Thrive

I want to ask you: Can you think of someone who’s who helped you gain insight into your life?  An insight which truly made you better than you would have been without it? There is a  man I want to … Continue reading

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Self-Conscious Awareness

I’m thinking about times when I feel self-conscious. When I feel like I’m being looked at in a less-than-favorable light. The fact is that most times that kind of “looked-at” is being done by me. And the “looking-at” that others are doing … Continue reading

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COMPULSION….

I’m amazed. I haven’t blogged for MONTHS. And yet it feels like only WEEKS! Fortunately, I HAVE been doing! I’m working on a movie about my Synaptic Adventure, Tourettes. So my lack of Synaptic Adventure Blog posts is NOT representative … Continue reading

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