|Be sure that you don't buy a hermit crab as a pet. Here's why.|
I was thinking of the hermit crab as an example of adaptive living, something most of us do on a daily basis yet a behavior that seems generally assigned to those considered disabled. If you have anything in your life that is held together with duct tape, you are living adaptively. Anything that needs to be jiggled, fiddled, tapped with a hammer or generally used other than as directed, involves you in adaptive living. A cane, a Dr. Scholl's gel cushion, an Ace bandage, a hyper-magnifying mirror, an eraser, a delete button - all of which are in use daily at our house - indicate that you live adaptively.
Though I wasn't aware of it on a conscious level, I must have had some inkling that,