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The Dark Room

Tumorous, tumultuous it grew,
in the bowels of a house without
a basement. Closet underneath the stairs –
I needed room without a view in which… 418 more words

Poems

How Can The Internet Be Made More Accessible To Everyone?

The Americans with Disabilities Act has enabled individuals with disabilities to live more independent and inclusive lives. Curb cuts and ramps make it easier for people with mobility impairments to access public places, while audio announcements allow those of us with vision loss to travel independently. 460 more words

Stigma, white canes and us!

So guys, I know it’s been ages since my last post, but I’m back with a new one!

Stigma in relation to blindness has always existed, in my life and the lives of thousands of blind people before me; and after me, yet it always feels fresh. 214 more words

Blindness

In What Way Blind?

I can’t imagine – on a beautiful, sunny, spring day like today – sitting here as I am and not being able to see the scene that greets me outside my window. 510 more words

Blind

Blind: a form of burning that temporarily (or permanently) removes the reception of light by providing it in excess. It is a form of burning. A sunburn is also a form of blindness. 18 more words

Nature Photography

How to Be Healed of Spiritual Blindness

One of the curious things about spiritual blindness is that the one affected usually has no awareness of being blind!

Friend and blogger, Anne Elliott of Anne’s Coffee Break, has recently written an interesting piece exploring blindness.  397 more words

A Thought...

Remarkable Humans All Around Us

In New York, there’s a “Humans of New York” project. A writer and photographer Brandon Stanton has published two books now profiling and picturing “ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments”. 221 more words

Aging