Leaving Their Mark

I’m out and about and I notice it. I know I’m on the right track when I swat at what might be bugs and they go away. I know I’m facing a showdown when my shooing does nothing except confirm I caught a squatter on my glasses. Oh no. I try to avoid what creates…

Morning Jolt

My terrier waits next to me on the landing. I zip up my parka and pull up my hood, winding the leash around my wrist. I yawn. I open the door, allowing the dog to pass me as we step outside. The cold air meets my face, and I keep my head down until I…

Sure or Unsure?

The armpit: an efficient and functional part of the body our American culture ruined. We anti-perspire it. We deodorize it. We shave it. It’s a lot of work against nature. Shaving is tricky. Shaving with low vision can be an ordeal, a lesson in patience, a measure twice cut once kind of affair. There’s always…

Can’t Shake It Off

I figured out a solution to a big problem. This might change your life. Not in a spiritual revival, eliminate your debt, find true love way. A change in life that matters. Every time you experience this issue, you experience a soul crushing helplessness in its wake. Pure frustration. Irrational fury. Who hasn’t done this:…

Allergies

Spring arrived and brought with it pollen, grass cuttings, budding trees, and whatever else blooms. How quickly I miss the cold blanket of winter. My allergies developed when I moved south of the Mason-Dixon line, but this year I’m feeling the hurt. I appreciate eye soreness from sinus pressure rather than eye surgery. It’s the…