A Review of Cane Confessions My peer advisor colleague from VisionAware shared this review of my recent book, Cane Confessions, after it showed up in one of her newsfeeds. Of course, I was delighted! It appears the reviewer listened to
Moving Past Loneliness to Hope Witnessing New Love The Wedding takes Place This past March, my family witnessed a milestone event as my brother-in-law moved past the loneliness of my sister’s death and married Deborah Halderman, a woman from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Mom – A Good Communicator An Early Mother’s Day Tribute I am the third of four siblings and am often told I look like my mother. Mom and I shared a close relationship. In photographs we always stood next to each other.
Visually-Impaired – Eeek! I can see you! Part 1: No Trespassing! Part 1 This set of stories is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. That’s why I wonder why I’m in the midst of them since I’m both –
Visually-Impaired – Getting Documentation My Journey to Laser Surgery Part 1 I would have never known I needed laser surgery if it hadn’t been for the silly rule of my state blindness center. I had worked with the organization a few years
Visually-Impaired – 5 Kitchen Tips When I taught primary school in Colombia, South America, I had a gringo colleague who enjoyed teasing me. One day Joe took his turn as the bus monitor and invited me to ride along. Just
Visually-Impaired – Specifics Matter One Tip Worth Repeating Let me tell you a quick but true story. This morning, my brother came up to visit me in my apartment. We hung out together watching some silly re-runs of our favorite
Visually-Impaired – Two Dedicated Lions I Admire My Guiding Lions When I joined the West County (WC) Lions Club, I had so much to learn! Recognizing members of my group was difficult enough. Add that to getting to know the names and
Visually-Impaired – “Keep Moving Forward” New Introductions *** White Cane Training When I trained to use a white cane, I used the phrase “Keep moving forward,” frequently to get past scary, uncomfortable, embarrassing or out-of-my-comfort-zone moments. Eight years later, I still
Visually-Impaired-Baking Mayhem Drawers and Dogs and Desserts, Oh My! I never tired of exploring new brownie recipes, my favorite dessert. This one, fail-proof and mess-free, was my kinda recipe for sure! Even halfway through mixing, it looked thick and gooey,