Monthly Archives: April 2015

Guide dog vs. cane

Since my guide dog, Flossie, died, I’ve been thumping along with my cane, veering into driveways, tramping accidentally on neighbors’ flower beds, wondering how I ever navigated for nine years with this uncooperative, metal stick. Last night I walked too … Continue reading

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Earth Day, one day later

I heard the environmental activist, Sir Robert Swan, speak yesterday in celebration of Earth Day. This is the near 60-year-old man who walked to both the North and South Poles. He is planning yet another trip though he nearly died … Continue reading

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Power of Words

Power of Words My one-year-old grandson, Clyde, loves to sit in his high chair and work the adoring audience. He repeats the rhythm of everything we say. He grunts and squeals like the little monkey he is, and every week … Continue reading

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