I apologize for the long radio silence. With the launch of The Secret Value of Zero last month, I was pretty pooped for a while. I couldn't bear to think about looking at one more word, in braille or print. ... (more)
The hardest thing I've had to do in the last two years wasn't learning braille, or cane training, or even learning how to adjust to not seeing people's faces clearly anymore. It was learning how to accept help.
When I first experienced spotty blurriness, large floaters and alarming flashes, I di... (more)
Ever since my so-called confession, people have been incredibly supportive and curious. My newfound openness seems to bring everyone (including myself) a new understanding and appreciation of fuzzy stuff like humanity and empathy, so I'm going to run with it.
As a brash introduction to thi... (more)