Tag: Vision

A Bookwoman’s Vision: Myopia, Cataracts, Glaucoma and Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome

Are you familiar with Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome? Read on to learn about this rare but sometimes devastating visual condition can affect those who have lived in Missouri, Arkansas, parts of Oklahoma, as well as other states. I have attempted to write this post twice before and I hope the saying about the third time being … Continue reading A Bookwoman’s Vision: Myopia, Cataracts, Glaucoma and Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome

The Magic and Power of Story in Our Lives

My bucket list goal of writing a novel has led me to a study of story and a new understanding and appreciation of its place in our lives. I am now convinced that it is as important as our DNA and the blood that flows through our veins, to our survival as individuals, nations, cultures … Continue reading The Magic and Power of Story in Our Lives

A Tale of Two Passions: Reading and Driving

Writing instructors often warn us to avoid beginning with backstory -- to get right to the point. Writers such as myself often balk at such warnings, believing that our backstory is uniquely important. So we begin with it anyway. ┬áSuch is the writing life. My backstory involves three members of my family: my father, my … Continue reading A Tale of Two Passions: Reading and Driving