Tag Archive | eyesight

IT ISN’T EASY BEING OLD


Crow Print by Marvin Oliver It’s a shame that just when you get comfortable being youngish, you suddenly find yourself being classified as “elderly”. You see strangers being referred to as elderly when in their 70’s. I suppose we are lucky that the longest period of our lives is called middle age. But the middle […]

SWIMMING IN YOUR HEAD


Amy Tan, writer of such memorable works as “The Joy Luck Club” as well as so many other insightful books, once advised us to write what’s swimming in our head. The mind is never a complete blank, though the ability to transcribe the void can be difficult. My mind is usually so crowded, it’s hard […]

BLIND AS A BAT AND TOOTHLESS TO BOOT


“What The Hell!” original multi-media figure by kayti sweetland Rasmussen There is something viral about the Heathrow airport in London. For the third time the minute my feet found the restroom after landing, my teeth fell out. I can’t read a word on the map without my reading glasses. I know we will find our […]