When Fiction Becomes Reality

Watching the 1978 version of the movie ICE CASTLES has always been an emotional experience for me. It has its faults, such as a problematic romantic relationship the lead character has that is portrayed as normal, but otherwise it is beautifully acted, with emotive music and dialogue. And that tough-love scene between the ice-skater protagonist … Continue reading When Fiction Becomes Reality

The Beauty in Tears

This is how my Christmas tree looks to me, showing how my eye condition affects my ability to focus and dramatically distorts how I see lights. I am the perfect example of how your life can change, quite literally, in a blink of the eye. I know it has taken me way too long to … Continue reading The Beauty in Tears