Changing Landscapes

The bomb cyclone delayed us, but it didn’t stop us from traveling across the country. We would still make it with plenty of time for the wedding of a dear friend of my family.  My sister and I grew up with him and his brother, we swam on the swim team together, we graduated a…

A Handle on the Situation

I don’t mind going to the dentist, but Stockton does. To make sure we go regularly, I schedule our appointments at Mayberry Dental back-to-back. It’s another thing we do together. This time it was uneventful: cleanings, exams, no cavities. We grabbed bagel sandwiches from the market in Mayberry and returned to our station wagon. As…

Mayberry Morning

The sun was out. The dogs sniffed the air and began walking the streets of Mayberry with me. Songbirds called from the trees. We reached the second stop sign and the warm breeze felt great, but I turned us towards home. I sneezed twice and reached for my linen hankerchief. Hello, Allergies. Back at home,…

Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

I launched Adventures in Low Vision six years ago. Thanks for being a part of it by reading and sharing along the way. Let’s celebrate with a little vocab pop quiz. I sourced the best answers from general google results plus light editing. Ok, open your test booklets. What is a service dog? A. The phrase…

The Weather Report

I leave my wool scarf at home and use my lighter coat. Under my workstation gray flats cover my feet. When the weather relents, I take advantage.  Closing time. The sun hasn’t set yet. I collect my things and lock up. My cane helps me find the steps. I exit the cold, old building into…