Staring at the Sun

Towns painted lines to denote viewing areas. Retailers stocked ISO-certified shades since regular sunglasses aren’t protective enough. Tourists booked trips to the path of totality. What’s going on? Well, across a strip of the US on Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse. It’s a fascinating event, but I’m not planning on going outside that…

Seeing AI App Review

Living with vision loss in the last five years is kind of exciting. I’ve talked about how much my portable smartphone allows greater accessibility with things I do for work and fun. And what would I ever do without podcasts? Cold sweats just thinking about it. Besides pods, there are countless apps out there making…

A Close Study

One time Stockton and I visited friends in South Carolina. Their adorable newbornish baby fed about every two hours. Near some bottles on the granite countertop, I noticed a piece of paper and a pen. “What’s that for?” I pointed to the items. “Oh, baby brain. I’m so tired I can’t always remember the last…

Reid My Mind Radio Interview {VisionAware post}

What is better on a viciously humid day than to escape into an air-conditioned space and recover some energy with a cool drink and a good podcast? If you want to hear creative and entertaining perspectives from the blind community, check out the empowering program, Reid My Mind Radio. I interviewed its audio producer Thomas…