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The Job applicant

If someone tells you to always expect the unexpected when dating, believe them with every inch of your soul. It isn’t that people will fall out of the sky unexpectedly, but people will definitely do some weird things. 1,508 more words


Concluding the Series

I have concluded my lengthy series of posts on living life with a visual impairment.

Part XIII is about going to school:


Part XIV is about how I get around: 40 more words


By the lenses of shadows

You can try to interpret and understand a substance by means of its shadow but by doing that it really just becomes a guessing game. At what angle is the light hitting the object to make it cast such a shadow, what type of light, in what environment? 107 more words


Making Spectacle of my Eyesight

I got my first pair of glasses when I was a senior in high school. They were round wire rims. When I put them on in my economics class, the teacher, I think it was Mr. 1,212 more words

Beauty is Not a Visual Construct

One day, as I walked to class, a stranger approached me. With utmost sincerity, she told me that she felt “so sorry” for me, because I would “never know how beautiful the world is.” 672 more words


Giving the Gift of Sight

“For 563 million people, the world is a blur.”

The first successful corneal transplant, also known as keratoplasty, was performed in 1905 by Eduard Konrad Zirm, MD. 193 more words


Guide Dogs really DO teach you about Life

So, for something a little bit different for this blog, you get two bloggers for the price of one!  We happened to be thinking about the same sort of thing… 2,065 more words