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…

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…