I just looked back at a facebook post from the end of 2019 that said this "Happy New year to all my friends across the globe, miss you, love you and hope 2020 brings great joy." Sure Laura nice sentiment if only foresight was my thing. This year has seen America become even more divided, … Continue reading NOAH Conference 2020
Surviving the summer poolside
What happens when you are trying to survive the summer during COVID-19 in Texas? You head to your community pool thats what but with that comes all the extra need for sun protection and a bucket load of hand sanitizer. I hear you thinking community pool and COVID-19 well our pool is pretty unique. It … Continue reading Surviving the summer poolside
Now that those of us here in America have rested and digested after a food filled Thanksgiving its time to look forward. Coming up on December 3rd is Giving Tuesday, a generosity movement designed to encourage us to help a neighbor, a friend or working with a specific organization to help give back to the … Continue reading Giving Tuesday
From Harry Potter to Elton John
Those are the words my mother used to describe my sons new glasses. It made me laugh being a Harry Potter fan and having just watched the musical Rocketman. One of my favorite movies I watched this year. It's better than random strangers coming up to me and telling me my child looks like that … Continue reading From Harry Potter to Elton John
International Albinism Awareness Day 2019
Today is International Albinisim Awareness Day a day that I like to share about what albinism is and to celebrate the Human Rights of people with albinism everywhere. In 2014, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing June 13th as International Albinism Awareness Day. Awareness of human rights situations of persons with albinism remains fairly limited. This … Continue reading International Albinism Awareness Day 2019
This morning as I was breaking one of my two New Year resolutions, to be on my phone less around my children, the second is yelling (broke that one probably the second day of the new year) - I came across an interesting video titled Breaking Myths about albinism. Here was a simple way I … Continue reading Breaking Myths
2019 Here we go!
Hello, 2019 I'm thankful for this new year, full of new adventures and a new set of challenges. It's been six months since I came on here to write anything, the last six months have been focused on family and work. I feel like I haven't had the bandwidth for anything else, fitting in a … Continue reading 2019 Here we go!
International Albinism Awareness Day 2018
When I think of albinism I think of strength, beauty and perseverance. Today is the day we celebrate the Human Rights of people with Albinism everywhere. In 2014, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing June 13th as International Albinism Awareness Day. Awareness of human rights situations of persons with albinism remains fairly limited. After attending a … Continue reading International Albinism Awareness Day 2018
Low Vision Conference
What I learned at a Low Vision Conference!
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Here we are again the month of May, the month of warmth, rabbits, and fertility (or so I hear). May is also known as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. If you live in a hot location it should really be Skin Cancer Awareness Month every month. Oh, how I wish I could transport back to my 16-year-old … Continue reading Skin Cancer Awareness Month