How to Change

Occasionally it’s time for a reset. The new year arrives and some people make resolutions, some people create goals, and some people do nothing. I aim to improve the writing I share with you and strengthen the connections it fosters. Adventures in Low Vision rolled out here in 2013 and it’s been a great run….

Submit and Obey

Years ago, the first few probably hurt the most. But the more I collected, the less painful they felt. A sense of routine happens. This year I submitted more essays for publication than any other year. Which means of course, I’ve been receiving a lot of rejections.  I draft with fervor pieces which on a…

Notes for Change

One weekend changed my life. In the summer of 2016, I attended a retreat in Utah organized by Becky Andrews for women living with blindness. The time I spent with my peers and the discussions we shared allowed me to realize I wasn’t alone. There would always be a way forward, together.  Becky maintained her…

Another Load

I sit on my bedroom floor in front of my dresser, staring into a messy drawer. Next to me, a pile of clean laundry awaits placement. It’s time to re-fold the drawer contents–open up space and donate unworn items. Any moment one of my terriers will find the heap of warm clothes and transform them…

Expect Delays Ahead

Dear Readers, Adventures in Low Vision will be back soon. Between traveling to Arizona and a house project that leaves us with no WiFi until next week, the blog is on a brief hold. I’m not going to write a piece slapdash just to post–I value your time too much for that silliness. Happy Trails,…