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The Summer Camp Experience for the Blind and Visually Impaired

When I was ten years old, I went to summer camp with my best friend. To this day, that week is memorialized as one of the best weeks of my life. 883 more words

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So, What to Write About

Unfortunately, I still don’t have anything to write about. Which as I may have mentioned before, makes it really hard to write anything. I am beginning to sound like a broken record, “I’m rambling. 605 more words


The White Cane: A Useful Tool

There comes a time when it just makes sense to use a white cane when you are losing your vision. Most of us resist this rite of passage, fearing the stigmas, myths, and images associated with the “dreaded white cane.” In my case, something awful had to happen to wake me up to the reality that I was no longer a safe traveler. 710 more words

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A Busy Week and Other Ramblings

Hello across the miles – wherever you are and whatever time it is! I tend to be a bit of a night-owl, which is why I sometimes reply to your comments instantly when you would expect someone in Melbourne, Australia to be fast asleep. 368 more words


What To Blog About?

In an effort to be more consistent here, I’ve started researching blog topics. Here’s my dilemma – I don’t feel I am that interesting of a person. 305 more words


Finding Something to Blog About Every Single Day

Today I celebrate my 1010th consecutive blog post. (I’ve published a total 1,629 posts, but the first 519 were before I started daily blogging.)

When a friend expressed amazement that I’m able to blog so much, I explained that it’s easier to blog if you write every day or at least on a regularly scheduled basis rather than doing it whenever you find something to say. 601 more words


Wise Old Trees

As a cellular and developmental biology major, I was fascinated by the diversity of life on this planet Earth. My fascination began in childhood as I roamed the fields and played in the creeks on our farm in Michigan. 561 more words

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