4 Ways Living with Vision Loss is Like Summer Camp {Vintage Post}

Crackling camp fires and wayward hikes. Tipped canoes in placid lakes. Simple cabins in the woods. Watching campers on TV in the 1980s, I wanted to sign up alongside Hayley Mills in The Parent Trap. A camp job in college taught me devious teens and relentless heat can be interesting and exhausting when you’re in…

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…

Meal Plan

What’s for dinner isn’t the easiest question to answer. Routine options go stale and I search for ideas on new food blogs. Recently I found one with Trader Joe recipes. You know I like TJs. So, I dictated a list on my Notes app and Stockton and I went to the store. The first set…

If J. Crew Sold My White Cane

Note: October 15th marks White Cane Safety Day. Celebrate in style with one of my favorite posts.   CLASSIC WHITE CANE The little black dress of mobility, it goes everywhere and anywhere you do, a true traffic stopper. Sleek, lightweight. Folds down to fit neatly in your favorite leather handbag. Reflective tape enhances the profile….

Recipe for a Summer Family Vacation {Vintage Post}

Summer Family Vacation Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1 Beach House in a desirable location proven to delight. 12 Family Members, mixed ages. 6 Parking Spots, off-street. Foodstuffs, preferably ones with high sugar, fat, and salt content. Coffee, caffeinated. Alcohol, all varieties in season. Assorted Umbrellas, Beach Chairs, Towels, Coolers, Sunscreen, Aloe, Flip-flops, Sunglasses, Puzzles, Movies, Music,…