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#GivingTuesday, A National Day of Giving, Quickly Approaching

#GivingTuesday–Tuesday, December 2, 2014

We have a day for giving thanks – Thanksgiving, and two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now we have a day to kick off the giving season when many people make their holiday and end-of-year gifts. 388 more words


A Hiking We All Went


“Not all those who wander are lost”

                               J.R.R. Tolkien

I recently returned from a wonderful hiking trip. I was invited to join nine other women on their annual hiking adventure which they have taken for the last 16 years together.

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Welcome to the NHS and banking in Britain

A strange thing happened to me this morning: very suddenly a grey cloud descended halfway into my vision on one eye. I could still see below this grey cloud but from about halfway across my vision and up, I couldn’t see anything. 551 more words


Lighthouse's 1st ‘Dining in the Dark’ Event, January 23, 2015

Lighthouse’s 1st Annual ‘Dining in the Dark’

Benefiting Lighthouse Programs

Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind’s 1st annual event called ‘Dining in the Dark’ will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015. 398 more words


Visually Impaired? There's an App for that.

Want to know how much money you’re holding? How about the color of your shirt? Or maybe you just want to curl up with a book? 966 more words

Stargardt Starting

I was ten years old. Sat in the back corner of my fifth grade classroom. I couldn’t decipher the markings on the board. I raised my hand like any good student and requested to move forward to be able to read the board. 301 more words

White Cane Day

Today is White Cane Day!  Ander doesn’t always use it.  In fact, if we are familiar with the a location he will just leave it in the car.   512 more words