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Glasses for India

It’s been awhile hasn’t it? What have I been up to? Quite a bit, actually. This makes me chuckle, since I’ve encouraged a foreign-speaking friend to zap “actually” out of his vocabulary since he uses it so much. “You actually … Continue reading

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“I thought you were going to get new Glasses?”

The pressure was on after announcing I didn’t like my new glasses. I tried collecting opinions to see if I was overly sensitive. Most folks, though, are polite. Really. But I sensed enough negativity to confirm my opinion. Kate wins … Continue reading

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“Do these glasses make my bags look big?”

In recent years, glasses are my favorite fashion accessory. I’ve had sparkly pink ones, snazzy green ones, and beloved blue ones that I lost in a bed of succulents. I’ve had readers, plastic “glasses” for bicycling, and recently “graduated” to … Continue reading

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It takes a Village….no, it takes TWO Villages….

Last spring it was a vision clinic—“eye camp,” in local lingo— in the little village of Kanai Khurd in Rajasthan, India, population 997. That went well and we learned a lot, getting prescriptions and glasses for 127 people so this … Continue reading

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“Where’s Your Bindi?”

“Where’s Your Bindi?” Goldie asks me in a tone half-way between panic and scolding. “On my face?” I reach up to feel, but that little fashion dot has gone missing. I had it on this morning. We are on our … Continue reading

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