Blind Rock Climber Has Life In Focus

by Kevin Burton    After seeing one too many stories about blindness that was full of stereotypes and stupidity, I started a conversation.      I wrote about how my time as a newsman who happens to be legally blind made me sensitive to misconceptions about blindness that seep into society through the pages of …

My ABCs: A Is For Appreciate

by Kevin Burton    When I determined to write about appreciation I turned to the dictionary for help, but you wouldn’t have to.    Appreciation is like that key spice in your favorite stew. If it’s there it fills everything it touches with a flavor that keeps you coming back for more. If it is …

My New And Improved Wedding Vows

by Kevin Burton    We’re up to nine now, the bride and I. Nine years of marriage, and counting, as of today.     There was so much to do in the days leading up to the wedding.  Jeannette was a lot better about being on task on list, making things happen.     One thing I …

I Listen When I Hear The Wake Words

by Kevin Burton     Ladies, those Facebook messages about men not listening, pah-LEEZ!    Completely ridiculous.  C’mon.    It amazes me that I would have to tell you something like this.    There is nothing wrong with men’s ears, other than maybe excess hair.  Men as a whole, listen more or less as well as …