New Year, Same Dumb Blindfold Idea

Adventures in Low Vision readers know I love Netflix in part because of its embrace of audio description. You may not know I also love Sandra Bullock. Speed, Miss Congeniality, Practical Magic. Yes, please. When Netflix announced a new project, Bird Box, featuring Sandy you may be thinking what’s not to like. It was the…

Holiday Breaks

Eggnog dusted with nutmeg. Houses framed in strings of twinkling lights. Grocery stores packed with gridlock. What’s not to love about the holidays. The year is winding down. If you’re looking for some seasonal reads as you wait in line or if you’re cozy at home and between episodes of The Great British Bake Off, check…

An Easy Way to Increase Engagement with Holiday Social Posts and Newsletters

Are you guilty of it? The issue causes disappointment. Which is similar to the confusion I feel when a person helping me says the non-directive, “Oh, it’s over there.” Where is there, I wonder. I scroll through Instagram smiling at smiling terriers and I’m like, like, liking…and then I pause with disappointment. A lack of…

Myth Busted

It happens where I spend a lot of time. And I speak for myself, not for everyone who uses a white cane. However, some of my peers have had similar experiences. The first place where it happened is my home. Shocker: I don’t use my white cane in my house, I check my movement in…

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…