The purpose of the Triple E Blog is to Educate, Empower and Enlighten you with news, stories and info about the blind and visually impaired community using my life as a focal point.
Reading with My Ears Book Review How long can a husband who is going blind keep that fact from his wife? Can a Sighted Spouse Deceive Their Blind Partner Based on Vision Alone? Is it possible to commit adultery with a woman who is also your legal wife? What happens when the two meet and … Continue reading Why I Loved the Story of a Blind Adulterous and His Deceitful Wife →
For years I have said little to nothing about the September 11th attacks. Keeping my thoughts and feelings to myself for the most part. Not because I didn’t care or have empathy for all the people who suffered and died. Not because of the seriousness of the attack and later our involvement in a war. … Continue reading My Blindness Protected Me From the Full Grief and Horror of September 11th →
Book Club Before COVID Before COVID came along and turn things upside down I physically attended two book clubs sponsored by my county library. One was bimonthly where we met at local restaurants. We would discuss some of the latest reads over appetizing cuisine and drinks. Occasionally, While being served, even the wait staff and … Continue reading Library in Quarantine: My Book Clubs Are Virtual During the Pandemic →
Washer Dies After 20 Years of Dedicated Service Last month my faithful washing machine said goodbye to me. It had been a long-term member of my household. Spanning the years since I went blind back in the late 90s when I was living in an apartment with two housemates. To the Y2K and people thinking … Continue reading My Laundry isn’t Smart But I Am →
It’s Time to Relax You are sitting in a comfortable position. The room temperature is just right. There is relaxing music playing in the background. Someone with a soft and gentle voice is giving these instructions: Relax. Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth. Release with a slow awl. Sit back and close … Continue reading Today I’m Relaxing Instead of Working →
Watermelon and Summertime Although today is National Watermelon Day eating watermelon has always been a part of my life. Ever since I was a little girl growing up in Texas these melons were constantly there during the summer months. My parents would buy these long, huge and heavy green fruits. Slice them up and place … Continue reading Watermelon is My Favorite Summertime Food →
National Friendship Day Helen Keller once said that she would rather walk with a friend in the dark than alone in the light. Her statement reflects the importance of friendship. Close companionship is just as or even more critical than being sighted. I can relate. The friends that I have made over the years are … Continue reading Old and New Technology Keeps Me Connected to Friends →
Lipstick is My Jam When the pandemic struck and we were encouraged to wear facemasks I stopped wearing lipsticks. I wear mostly cloth ones and I thought wearing lipstick would be difficult to nearly impossible to do successfully. Wearing lipstick is my only facial cosmetic adornment. I had stop wearing eye makeup years ago and … Continue reading Wearing Lipstick and a Facemask. Is It Possible? →
The ADA and Disability Activism Today in the disability community, we recognize the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In honor of this landmark civil rights legislation, I read an audiobook “Being Heumann: An Unrepented Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist” by Judie Heumann. She is a disability advocate and her actions played … Continue reading My Musings on Being Heumann →
Those of you who spend time surfing the web know full well advancements in computer technology have made it easier and better to search for employment online. As a job seeker, we no longer must go in person and fill out a paper application or physically fax a resume and cover letter. Today we can … Continue reading My Challenges Applying for Jobs Online →
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