Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ten Tips about Blindness

Ten Tips about blindness 1. total blindness is not darkness, despite all the literary and metaphorical references. It is “nothingness,” because the visual centers of the brain are not stimulated. This translates into mist or fog, not blackness. 2. Other … Continue reading

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Canine deaths from cancer

As some of you know, my guide dog, Flossie, died recently. She showed no symptoms and played during the morning of her death. In the late afternoon she suddenly began shaking her head and then scrambled to stand. Her back … Continue reading

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Leonard Nimoy

Many tributes have been given to Leonard Nimoy following his death on February 27, but I wanted to share a short anecdote revealing his skill. Years ago he played Malvolio in Twelth Night at the old Pittsburgh Public Theater. At … Continue reading

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