Monthly Archives: May 2012

On Being Blind at the Silent Retreat

There’s a joke that goes, “I thought about going to a silent retreat but I talked myself out of it.”  That’s my reality, but I have male friends who have fought weekend traffic both ways to the Minnesota backwoods for … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

“I’m so excited,” says Ella, “My husband bought me a Kindle.”  Ella is an avid reader.  She is 75 and has macular degeneration. “How very nice of him,” says my innocent side, While my experienced side says, “You better hope … Continue reading

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