Four Years of Blogging

Four years ago, I started writing Adventures in Low Vision. I didn’t know many people with visual impairments, and I wanted to live better with low vision. Month after month, year after year, I learned ways of living with blindness as well as experienced the common humanity that binds us together. Living with a disability…

When Filing Cabinets Attack

My office sits on a street corner busy with city life. It’s an older building with quirks. The aged, narrow plumbing clogs, the electrical wiring fails, and we need a wi-fi range extender to maintain reliable cell coverage through the thick concrete walls the original tenant, a bank, needed. So I’m not surprised one of…

Agents of Change

Hey Everyone, I’m going to be straightforward. Last month, I started working on a project I care about deeply. And I’m going to need your help for it to be effective. At times it’s hard to speak up and ask for things, but we can’t do it all alone. Remember that therapeutic retreat for women…

Self Reflections

Every week, it seems like I read about a celebrity who died and I think, hmmm I thought they died years ago. Other times someone dies, and I didn’t realize they were that old or sick and it makes me sad. It’s not like I knew them, but I’ve heard so much about them, so…

Life is a Mystery

It’s cold. The evening darkness lasts, encouraging me to hunker down with clever entertainment available without the usual buildup of a television premiere. And so I do. Over the last few weeks I consumed chapters of a new Netflix web series, The OA. Plus, Netflix offers audio description. I can’t say enough about this accessibility…