Gravity, I feel, is often a force that we take for granted. It acts silently and stealthily, keeping us anchored to the earth, grounding us. If we didn’t have gravity, we would be floating above the ground, turning and spinning without a reference point and no way to get back down. So much of… Continue reading Gravity, it always brings ya down
Three weeks ago I got a call from a member of my synagogue. He was having some strange visual symptoms and wanted to ask my opinion about what to do. It was the weekend, so his doctor was not available. We talked about he told me about his symptoms: new onset double vision and pressure… Continue reading A trip to the ER
After I finished college, I moved back home for a year before I started optometry school. Since I was an adult, I started really paying attention to my mom when she cooked and subsequently started cooking myself. I am no chef, by any means, but I can follow a recipe and I understand the basic… Continue reading Neural plasticity and the magic of risotto
This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, the Vision Learning Center will receive some compensation. I found myself back at target the other day (surprised anyone?) and was wandering through the kid’s toy aisle. I had already gotten everything on my list, so I figured,… Continue reading Toys to LOVE Part 2 (or why I went BACK to target)
I was on my way home from work and I was listening to “The Engines of our Ingenuity” on NPR. Each episode is about 5 minutes long and discusses some aspect of human culture and how culture has been shaped and built by human creativity. It is a fantastic show and I encourage you to… Continue reading How much is a good plan worth?
This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, the Vision Learning Center will receive some compensation. I was baking cookies at my husband’s request last night. Before you ask, they were peanut butter-oatmeal-chocolate chip and boy are they GOOD! In any case, as I was… Continue reading Exercising the visual system….at home! (and baking cookies!)
This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, the Vision Learning Center will receive some compensation. My family and I just got back our first plane trip! We went to Los Angeles to visit my grandparents and to give our son a chance to know his… Continue reading Perception vs. Reality