Blindness Awareness Month

In honor of Blindness Awareness Month, I’ll be doing some special things around here on Adventures in Low Vision as October progresses. Also, there’s already fantastic information about vision loss and those living with visual impairments at your fingertips on my Low Vision Blogroll, located on the blog’s right sidebar. In the meantime, I wanted…

7 Things People with Visual Impairments Encounter in the Winter

The claw. The hand formation created after prolonged cane usage outdoors in the elements. Despite the best efforts of your gloves, after a certain point, they don’t keep your hands as warm as a cozy pocket. Disappearing bags. A white plastic bag flutters out of a pocket and lands in the snow while walking the…

Everyone Has a Dawn Wall

My fingers and feet are important to me especially since gaining low vision. I depend on them for sensory input: texture, temperature, and pressure. They touch, I listen. But how strong are they I started to wonder after reading news out of California. When I read about an ascent by free-climbers of El Capitan, a…

Strike While the Ferrous Cookware is Hot

I bet some of you (in the US) completed a long shift at the stove last week creating a Thanksgiving meal. Or perhaps you helped out here and there over at a relative’s place. With group meal prep you probably want to spend less time cooking and more time talking with hilarious company. Well, unless…