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…

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…

One Dot at a Time {VisionAware post}

Welcome, 2017.  Resolution makers, breakers and those who don’t bother, we all face the sparkling promise of the year to come.  It’s invigorating to imagine shedding the dry skin of previous failures or poor choices and to begin with a smooth touch on new goals. For me 2017 will be another year full of adventures–intentional and otherwise–as I live…

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…

5 Scene-Stealing Holiday Movie Moments Thanks to Eyesight

Holiday movies incorporate the same elements as their regular counterparts. Dramatic choices. Love connections. Hilarious punchlines. Rewatch a few December classics, and you might notice a theme: some critical characters are living with visual impairments. Let’s take a closer look. Movie: A Christmas Story Character: Flick? No, when his tongue sticks to the flag pole, those are goggles…