Keeping in Touch

It’s not impossible. More often than not, it’s within reach. The slim gray rectangle capable of so much hardly does whats it’s named for anymore, a phone call. Sure, I’m dictating text messages on it regularly and often reading internet articles and occasionally verifying traffic jams as Stockton and I sit on the beltway. Using…

Tasteful

Stockton traveled for work, so I was cooking for one. For those few days, I turn to recipes yielding savory leftovers I can use for work lunches or to replay the role of dinner. Tuna casserole won this round, a dish of childhood comfort food. Stockton’s not a huge fan, so I save it for…

Recipe for a Summer Family Vacation {Vintage Post}

Summer Family Vacation Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1 Beach House in a desirable location proven to delight. 12 Family Members, mixed ages. 6 Parking Spots, off-street. Foodstuffs, preferably ones with high sugar, fat, and salt content. Coffee, caffeinated. Alcohol, all varieties in season. Assorted Umbrellas, Beach Chairs, Towels, Coolers, Sunscreen, Aloe, Flip-flops, Sunglasses, Puzzles, Movies, Music,…

Building Up Braille

The end was near. Diligently I plugged away month after month on the correspondence course from Hadley. Dot by dot, page by page each workbook taught me a few letters of the braille alphabet. Listening to the audio lessons at my desk in my darkened computer room I focused on the page under my fingers….

ReVisions Tips

My series ReVisions isn’t a Gotcha or a takedown. It’s about increasing awareness and striving for improvement. My experiences show me one size doesn’t fit all, one way doesn’t work for everyone. People tend to harbor decent intentions, but you can’t fix what you don’t realize is broken. With a broader outlook, we can all…