This is the season for parties, and if your loss of vision is serious enough not to recognize other people easily, you need to plan ahead. A party with everyone moving from place to place can be enjoyable or it can be hard work. The more you know about the guests and the set up […]Read more "Holiday Parties with Folks Who See Well: Plan so You Don’t Get Parked!"
Hi everyone, I am a “domestic goddess who loves to cook. I have been legally blind since I was 10 years old. I started cooking when I was young. I am not so much in to gourmet dishes as I am in to quick, easy, creative, and tasty meals. I hope to share ideas with […]Read more "Introducing Katie Shannon and 3 Crock Pot Dishes for Easy Entertaining"
Re-post from The Moth Radio Hour: Ryan Knighton, a blind Dad, did 2 presentations as part of the moth radio hour on National Public Radio. They are pretty funny and true. Here is the link to them. He has also written a memoir called CockeyedRead more "Post from The Moth Radio Hour: 2 Presentations by a Blind Dad"
Where I work we recently purchased four lovely bronze planters that presently stand outside the doors to the Carroll Center Tech building with full lush ’mums in them. Soon enough, these will die back as winter arrives. Not wanting to see those planters empty, I purchased spring blooming bulbs and relocated the planters from outside to […]Read more "Blooms With Meaning"
Ten years ago we had a client at the Carroll Center from up-state New York who had fallen off a roof and was terribly injured. He longed to reclaim his family role and barbecue again on the grill in his garage. I went out to search for anything that would help him and was thrilled […]Read more "Grilling Again"
Jean Courcy lives in western Maine with his wife Elizabeth. His large yard is filled with auto, building and garden projects. He is always active and interested in everything, and generous to friends and neighbors with expertise and assistance. Here is his latest advice about vegetable growing with no way to recognize baby seedlings. Planting […]Read more "Growing Vegetables Without an Eye for the Details"
The snow is melting here, and though it’s still bundle-up-cold, it’s a good time to plan your spring and summer clothes, so you have a few outfits ready on the hangers for outings and events. In the early years of losing good sight it can be tough to think much about your clothes. Maybe you […]Read more "Spring Is Coming and It’s Time to Think about Your Clothes"