Stories From the Edge of Blindness

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


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Finding the Right Library

It is mid March, and while the majority of the country is digging itself out of winter, we are having a massive heat wave in Los Angeles.  Nothing is ever linear here; L.A. is a fucked up city that crouches... Continue Reading →


I am silenced by grief, by shadows and blindness and the infernal heat wave that coats my city like an itchy, heavy blanket.  In my mind I am a writer, but in reality, I feel myself coming unhinged.  I try... Continue Reading →

Self Promotion for a Good Cause

In an earlier post, I wrote about an event sponsored by the Foundation Fighting Blindness called Vision Walk.  I also posted, a while back, about my Etsy shop.  Well, I thought I would mesh the two and see if I... Continue Reading →

Creative Blind Chick

When I was diagnosed with RP, I remember feeling lucky that I wasn't a painter or a photographer and that my particular creative outlet wasn't reliant on my eyes.  I had never been very good at hands on creative expression... Continue Reading →

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