Choose or Lose

I’ve done it before. In basements, dirt-floored and shiny linoleum. In school gyms. In church spaces. This week I stayed home to vote. Wait, what?  Yes. In the state of Maryland, anyone with a valid registration can request an absentee ballot. It’s one of the ways voting is more accessible. Also, we have early voting…

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….

Game Shows in Low Vision

When I think of game shows, I think of my Aunt Leslie. She loves them. She talks back to the TV. She critiques contestants. She will get caught up in the drama and joy. One time a relative needed a house-sitter and dog watcher. She explained as long as she would be able to watch…

Notes for Change

One weekend changed my life. In the summer of 2016, I attended a retreat in Utah organized by Becky Andrews for women living with blindness. The time I spent with my peers and the discussions we shared allowed me to realize I wasn’t alone. There would always be a way forward, together.  Becky maintained her…