My Big Brother Loves Me — The Cataract Chronicles Continued

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My big brother loves me. I've always known that, of course. But recently he said it out loud, in so many words. The … [Read more...]

The Cataract Chronicles: Letting the Light Into That Other Eye

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Today's the day! My left eye is getting its brand new bespoke lens, and it won't be long before I'm seeing the world out of … [Read more...]

The Cataract Chronicles — I’m Not Lovin’ My New IOL

Note: Husband Jon thinks I get a little cranky and whiny in this post. If so, my apologies. My experience with writing personal essays has taught me that … [Read more...]

The Cataract Chronicles: I’ll Be Seeing Me

By Barbara Falconer Newhall One of the perks of having lots of years under your belt is that one fine day you get to have your cataracts done. Which … [Read more...]

She’s Shaved Her Head Bald — Is Our Daughter Headed for the Dark Side?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall “Hey, Barbara. Come look. Christina’s bald.” “Bald?” “Yes, bald. Her picture's on Facebook.” I dashed upstairs. I … [Read more...]