International Day of Remembrance January 27, 2022

The whole name for this day is, “International day of Commemoration and Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust.” In these days of people denying that events occured, I feel the need to tell my encounters with this part of history. As a young adult, I visited my brother Bob in a small college town,Continue reading “International Day of Remembrance January 27, 2022”

The Start of Book Launches January 20, 2022

As I sit to write today, the responsibility of being the first person to launch a book with Behind Our Eyes is humbling and terrifying at the same time. I was given the gift of gab and storytelling from both my Grandfathers. But I temper that ability to have a conversation with a unknown groupContinue reading “The Start of Book Launches January 20, 2022”

National Poetry at Work Day, January 11, 2022

I love seeing any day that celebrates poetry in our lives. With that said ,how do you combined poetry at the workplace? Making up a short message to put on a sticky note or at the bottom of an email. A little note will brighten a co-worker’s day. “Stacks of folders, don’t be forelorn. AfterContinue reading “National Poetry at Work Day, January 11, 2022”

Epiphany, January 6, 2022

Epiphany or the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles, is celebrated as part of the Christmas tide.The date can vary from the Sunday after New Year’s to the 19th of January. Differences are due in part to using the Julian or the Gregorian calendars. The Catholic church along with other Western Christian churches changed theContinue reading “Epiphany, January 6, 2022”

This too Shall Pass January 4, 2022

Welcome readers to a new year and a new perspective by guest writer, Leonard Touchyner. He has an interesting view on the pandemic and our responce to it. Leonard puts forth several thoughts about change and positive results to the pademic. His email is below his essay. Carol Farnsworth Too Shall Pass, a Different PerspectiveContinue reading “This too Shall Pass January 4, 2022”

Thoughts for the New Year December 30, 2121

Many people reflect on changes to make in the new year. Since this is a blog about the experience of a blind individual, I will put forth curtersy rules when interacting with the blind. People don’t have conversations often with a blind person. When they do, they may need some guidelines of what to doContinue reading “Thoughts for the New Year December 30, 2121”