Submit and Obey

Years ago, the first few probably hurt the most. But the more I collected, the less painful they felt. A sense of routine happens. This year I submitted more essays for publication than any other year. Which means of course, I’ve been receiving a lot of rejections.  I draft with fervor pieces which on a…

Choose or Lose

I’ve done it before. In basements, dirt-floored and shiny linoleum. In school gyms. In church spaces. This week I stayed home to vote. Wait, what?  Yes. In the state of Maryland, anyone with a valid registration can request an absentee ballot. It’s one of the ways voting is more accessible. Also, we have early voting…

If J. Crew Sold My White Cane

Note: October 15th marks White Cane Safety Day. Celebrate in style with one of my favorite posts.   CLASSIC WHITE CANE The little black dress of mobility, it goes everywhere and anywhere you do, a true traffic stopper. Sleek, lightweight. Folds down to fit neatly in your favorite leather handbag. Reflective tape enhances the profile….

Game Shows in Low Vision

When I think of game shows, I think of my Aunt Leslie. She loves them. She talks back to the TV. She critiques contestants. She will get caught up in the drama and joy. One time a relative needed a house-sitter and dog watcher. She explained as long as she would be able to watch…