5 Scene-Stealing Holiday Movie Moments Thanks to Eyesight {Vintage Post}

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…

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…

A Cure for Christmas

Growing up Catholic, the traditions of Christmas were plentiful. The rituals of going to Mass, decorating our home, baking holiday treats, listening to festive music, and enjoying holiday feasts happened annually. Charitable acts and presents taught the lesson of how to graciously give and receive. (No toys until you write those thank you’s!) As a…

Of the Moment

Did you miss it? On the corner baby it’s cold outside, but the crowd will keep us warm. Buses rumble. Yellow taxis honk. The subway vibrates the ground. The aroma of roasted chestnuts floats past. Flashing marquees chase incessantly. People chatter, we hear a shout, a whistle and laughter. We’re paused on the curb, but…