New Year, Same Dumb Blindfold Idea

Adventures in Low Vision readers know I love Netflix in part because of its embrace of audio description. You may not know I also love Sandra Bullock. Speed, Miss Congeniality, Practical Magic. Yes, please. When Netflix announced a new project, Bird Box, featuring Sandy you may be thinking what’s not to like. It was the…

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….

B 4 and After

My friend Lina demonstrates compassion, both as a nurse and a friend. She gives her time and money and heart to others in need. She’s the kind of friend who mails silly birthday cards every year. She knows which local events support community organizations. Spending time with her reminds you relationships matter. A recent Saturday…

On the Boat Again

It’s serene, the mountain air crisp. Calm blue waters reflect the morning sun. It’s not like the murky, mucky Chesapeake Bay I grew up with, this aquatic place feels uncommon. Few people recreate early, but they will appear soon enough in boats or on paddleboards and jet skis. We snap fit red life jackets and…