Taking the Long View – Why Blogging?

For most of my life, I’ve  learned in isolation. For many years, it was just me and my books, and then just me and my computer. This doesn’t really make me self-taught; the books (and computer, and videos) help a lot. I’m learning from others, even if they have no idea that I am.

But every now and then I have a chance to learn with others, as part of a group, with feedback and a teacher who is actually there.

Right now, I’m taking advantage of that. I signed up for Blogging 101.   Continue reading Taking the Long View – Why Blogging?

Blind for Tax Purposes…

I’m extremely myopic, which means when I’m wandering around with naked eyes I need to hold things about two and a half inches from my eyeball to see them clearly. (Eyeball, because that’s too close for both eyes, so I close one.)

Generally, of course, my eyes are not naked. I wear contact lenses most of the time, along with glasses for near vision, and different glasses for far vision.

But on Mondays, my eyes are au natural all day long. I remove my contacts Sunday night, and don’t put them in again until Tuesday morning.

Continue reading Blind for Tax Purposes…