What Makes You Tick?

What Makes You Tick?

Is it your job? Your hobby? A passion you found serendipitously? I'm often curious about the world around us and the stories we humans create. This might be why I love reading obituaries. Everyone has a story. Every last one of us. In our culture, many of our stories...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again...the beginning. With beginnings usually come some great ideas, hopes or wishes. We all tend to enter a new year saying good bye (happily) to the not so great parts of the prior year, and (nostalgically) holding on to the...

A New Member of the IAPB

A New Member of the IAPB

This past September, as a part of my 8 week trip circumnavigating the globe, my colleague Stephen and I attended the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) Council of Member annual meeting in Hyderabad, India. There we were interviewed by their...

Dreams, Hard Work, and Serendipity

Dreams, Hard Work, and Serendipity

We’re all told to follow our dreams, but we all know it's easier said than done. So when someone does it, and when their dream is about helping others, we should applaud. Bravo, Kevin. You took a big leap a few years ago, and although hard work and dedication have...

Thanksgiving is a Reminder

Thanksgiving is a Reminder

It’s November 20th and Thanksgiving is upon us. It happens to be my favorite holiday and I’ll be taking tomorrow off instead of Friday so that I can shop for all things wonderful. I simply love to cook and need to make cornbread and apple pie on Wednesday, along with...

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