A Pair of Glasses Cases

This year I received an updated Rx for eyeglasses at my low vision appointment. My doctor recommended I try a second pair for reading at the computer, a middle distance focus to reduce the lean-in tendency. I agreed. Stockton and I traveled over to the optician to shop. Selecting frames from the brightly lit wall…

Hats On

After a long winter daffodils emerge and birds sing the sun up. I want to be outside sitting on my porch swing or taking a walk with the dogs, whatever. As soon as I get outside I remember, Oh right, I like the warmer weather, but my eyes hate the bright sunshine. Sunglasses aren’t enough….

Judgment Day

I scan my bus farecard and find a seat up front. The heat circulates around me constantly like the conversations strangers handle on cell phones. “I’m on my way to one of my many jobs,” says a lady in a puffy white coat on her phone. She’s only a couple of seats back. I wonder silently…

Braille for Millennials {Seminars@Hadley podcast}

I love a good podcast. I learn while I’m working. I chuckle while doing chores. I’m entertained while sitting on the couch with the dogs. Stockton knows about my audio habit. I do have my favorites… One weekday at work, my braille instructor from Hadley called me. She invited me to be on an upcoming…

Coconut Toil

Everyone reading this has a spa. It’s called the bathroom. Take a warm shower, use an aromatherapy soap, apply a face masque. Spend two minutes on Pinterest and realize how many ways people can waste, I mean spend, time smothering themselves with Three Simple Ingredients in the morning. Unless of course you’re in your spa…