Dolorous (A Thanksgiving Story)

Yesterday, I looked up antonyms for “grateful”. I thought I must be feeling the exact opposite. “Ungrateful” was the first entry, somehow not fitting. I went down the list and found “dolorous”. Marked by excessive grief and distress. A word which sounds like the traditional name “Dolores” from the Latin, a name meaning “sorrow” which… Continue reading Dolorous (A Thanksgiving Story)

Not Alone

I have been busy these past weeks, memorizing braille. For a sighted person, this takes less time than it does someone who is blind, but being fifty and a bit drained by life, this takes much of my attention. I hope that my efforts will result in my being able to help someone access words,… Continue reading Not Alone