Do you see what I see?

I recently had eye surgery—nothing as “hip” as LASIK or as routine as cataract removal.  I was born with a genetic disease of the cornea.  There are cells in the cornea that pump fluid away, keeping it clear.  When these cells don’t work correctly, fluid builds up and vision becomes cloudy or hazy.  It’s like…

Uncertainty and Weariness

Uncertainty.  Unlike hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, or even toilet paper…it’s the one commodity of which there seems to be an abundant supply lately. I’m remembering a line from an old song:  “Oh soul, are you weary and troubled?” I think lots of folks are at least somewhat weary, and maybe a bit troubled.  Uncertainty is…

Spring, Blessed Spring!

Spring, Blessed Spring! One of the things I have grown to appreciate after moving to Iowa is the change in seasons. After the cold, grey Iowa winter—spring is such a welcome change: I love being able to go outside without my skin hurting. I love not having to put a coat and gloves on just…