Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

I launched Adventures in Low Vision six years ago. Thanks for being a part of it by reading and sharing along the way. Let’s celebrate with a little vocab pop quiz. I sourced the best answers from general google results plus light editing. Ok, open your test booklets. What is a service dog? A. The phrase…

Not as Described

Temperatures dipped well below freezing in a large portion of the country as well as Mayberry. Zipped coats, knotted scarfs, and hands in gloves aren’t enough fortification when menacing wind cuts right through your thickest outerwear. I’d rather not take the chance of spending much time outside in that climate. Huddled inside with the terriers…

An Easy Way to Increase Engagement with Holiday Social Posts and Newsletters

Are you guilty of it? The issue causes disappointment. Which is similar to the confusion I feel when a person helping me says the non-directive, “Oh, it’s over there.” Where is there, I wonder. I scroll through Instagram smiling at smiling terriers and I’m like, like, liking…and then I pause with disappointment. A lack of…

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…

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…