Staring at the Sun

Towns painted lines to denote viewing areas. Retailers stocked ISO-certified shades since regular sunglasses aren’t protective enough. Tourists booked trips to the path of totality. What’s going on? Well, across a strip of the US on Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse. It’s a fascinating event, but I’m not planning on going outside that…

Seeing AI App Review

Living with vision loss in the last five years is kind of exciting. I’ve talked about how much my portable smartphone allows greater accessibility with things I do for work and fun. And what would I ever do without podcasts? Cold sweats just thinking about it. Besides pods, there are countless apps out there making…

Design Flaws

It was hard for me to figure it out. I watched clips on YouTube. I google image searched. Finally I decided the miracle cherry pie from theTwin Peaks diner appears to be a plain double crust and therefore would not be the perfect image for today’s post. Instead, you can probably find it near you…

Let the Sunshine In

I rest on the white porch swing with one of my terriers, Tilly. We stare at the bright green grass shooting for the sky. So many sprouts of life. Plants need water and light to grow, and April provides it. We’re made of needy cells, too. What do I need on a regular basis to…

The Death of Dry Eyes

I’m standing in my kitchen with tears streaming down my cheeks. I stir, stir, stir, misty eyed. I could be crying because of how much attention risotto requires. I could be crying over how divided our country is. I could be crying because I miss someone. But no, this time I’m crying in my kitchen out…