“You Don’t Look Blind?”

Picture of Stasia with her mom.

You don’t look blind.” Ah, yes, I hear it almost every time I am out in public. Usually the conversation starts with questions about my guide dog. Many think I am training him, because I “just don’t look blind.” I’ve even been accused of being “to pretty” to be blind. Hmmmm, really? What does blind even look like?

I get it. I understand the question. I know why people are asking. We expect a blind person to wear dark glasses at all times, or to have eyes that stare into the distance. Although that

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It’s Been My Dream

Woo hoo!!  Finally here I am writing my first blog!  I’ve been planning and thinking about writing this blog for several years, as a matter of fact, I’ve had this website up with the “Coming Soon” page for just about 2 years!  What’s been the hold up?  Well, that’s a good question and I don’t really have a good answer.  But, I do want to tell you why this website has been stirring in my heart and mind for several years.

I live life with very little sight.  When I was 8 years old I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).  RP is a genetic and degenerative disease of the retina.  Over the next

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