Stories From the Edge of Blindness

In 2002, Retinitis Pigmentosa changed my life. This is my story of a slow approach to darkness.


February 2011

Falling off the Edge

On a recent trip to San Francisco, my sister told me that she had read that San Francisco is in danger of destruction should the "big one" (earthquake) hit, but that surprisingly,  Los Angeles is not in danger of slipping... Continue Reading →

The Art of Passing

I used to work with a woman who taught a workshop she called The Art of Passing.  She is a transgender woman who had spent the twenty years before I met her perfecting the art of passing as a woman... Continue Reading →

On the Fence

It feels as if my life exists on the constant proverbial fence.  I am stuck between sight and blindness, despair and joy, thin and fat, failure and success.  I have never really been a total loser or particularly spectacular; I... Continue Reading →

The Bump in the Road

For the past month or so, every time I get on the computer, I find myself avoiding the link to this blog; I am twisted up with guilt at not having written and in despair over feeling like I don't... Continue Reading →

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