Four Years of Blogging

Four years ago, I started writing Adventures in Low Vision. I didn’t know many people with visual impairments, and I wanted to live better with low vision. Month after month, year after year, I learned ways of living with blindness as well as experienced the common humanity that binds us together. Living with a disability…

When Filing Cabinets Attack

My office sits on a street corner busy with city life. It’s an older building with quirks. The aged, narrow plumbing clogs, the electrical wiring fails, and we need a wi-fi range extender to maintain reliable cell coverage through the thick concrete walls the original tenant, a bank, needed. So I’m not surprised one of…

Self Reflections

Every week, it seems like I read about a celebrity who died and I think, hmmm I thought they died years ago. Other times someone dies, and I didn’t realize they were that old or sick and it makes me sad. It’s not like I knew them, but I’ve heard so much about them, so…

Of the People, For the People, By the People

In an empty classroom on campus, a teammate scanned an order list. Half-empty boxes sat on the floor. Rowers waited to hear their names called. Many of us waited for a team jacket to complete the transition from novice to varsity status. Gore-Tex rustled as people tried on their new gold and navy duds. Eventually…

Closing Out 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, there are so many “things to do” this time of year. As you go about your holiday activities, I’m sending you best wishes for a happy holiday season. Thanks for reading Adventures in Low Vision and for being a part of the community here. I’m taking a break, but…