I Love My Glasses

Oh Say, Can You See?

Oh say, can you see? First grade The school nurse said ‘eye doctor.’ Peering through her own wire frames Mother said ‘She’s too pretty to …

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Finding Glasses in Humorous Places

My son is 11 years old. When he was 2, he was diagnosed with autism and at the age of 7 he received his first …

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I’m Going to Miss the Four-Eyed Me

I’m going to miss the four-eyed me. My doc assures me that after surgery, I’ll be able to toss my specs. “You’ll be able to …

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Glasses are a Part of Me

Sans specs, I’m a total klutz in a world that’s a blur. Reaching for them is the first thing I do each morning and tucking …

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I’ve Come to Love Wearing Glasses

I’m a librarian. A reader. I identify as a four-eyed person. I’ve always worn glasses. I got my first pair in the second grade. It …

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Delight in Destruction

I have two older brothers with perfect eyesight who found delight in destruction. A pair of glasses rarely lasted six months. Even so, I remember …

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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.