I Hate My Glasses

The Plight for Sight Pt. I

Myopia had ruled my life until I turned nine and sat in the ophthalmologist’s chair, only to proudly and boldly proclaim the first letter on …

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Lost at Sea

About ten years ago I joined my husband on a trip to the Greek Island of Rhodes where he was participating in a scientific convention. …

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Glasses and Movement Don’t Mix

I’ve always had a love for performing, but only movement-based. I never liked listening to my own voice and always had difficultly memorizing lines. Dancing …

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On Learning to Wear Glasses

ON LEARNING TO WEAR GLASSES I However it happened, eventually my eyesight waned, lost the crisp and let the world blur. Edges of objects grew …

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Contact Queasy

I was 15 years old and I had been wearing contact lenses for a year or two. It had taken me a long time and …

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Misplaced Glasses

I’ve been wearing eyeglasses for most of my life. Astigmatism and near sightedness dictate corrective lenses. Been wearing them for so long I don’t seem …

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David King Dunaway

David is an oral historian and a biographer in print, radio, and podcast. Among other projects, for the last thirty years he has documented the work of Pete Seeger, resulting in How Can I Keep From Singing? The Ballad of Pete Seeger, published by McGraw Hill in 1981 and revised, updated, and republished by Villard/Ballantine, 2008.