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…

Have Dog, Will Travel

Note: this review contains light spoilers. When I read a new-to-me writer and the writing doesn’t affect me, I don’t necessarily give up on the writer. Time passes and if another bit of their work enters my literary galaxy, I revisit them. Have Dog, Will Travel is not the first book I encountered by Stephen…

Endurance

I read a lot of books. Most of them don’t feature a blind character. But if one does, I’ll mention it here on Adventures in Low Vision when the writer’s story, characters, voice, or context strikes me, too. Scott Kelly’s Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery certainly did. So, here we go…

The Good Daughter

How often do you find in a story a character like yourself? Physically or emotionally, characters embody traits like ours. Maybe you share a haircut or hometown or you both went through breakups recently. Finding similarities fosters a connection, a desire to walk together through the story. After gaining my disability, it was hard initially…

Anne with an E {review}

Note: No major spoilers in this review of Anne with an E. It discusses only the first two episodes of the seven part series. Listening as Mom read chapters from Anne of Green Gables at bedtime is a cherished childhood memory. Old enough (8 or 9?) to read L. M. Montgomery’s book myself, I appreciated…