| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I wrote two columns last week about Christi Bruchok and Tauru Chaw, who traveled from the southern tip of South America to the northernmost point in North America over the course of 19 months to educate people about visual impairments.......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Happy Anniversary to me! It's been 7 years since I started my journey into journalism. What a roller coaster but then, that's life. Like any career mine has had 'ups and downs'. I'm on an upswing right now so I'm feeling grateful. I've covered a lot...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Where to start?
At the end, limping into Deadhorse, Alaska, with their crippled tandem bicycle and wading into the Arctic Ocean after 19 months on the road?
At the beginning, fighting powerful Patagonian head winds and unforgiving rough gravel roads...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Most parents worry about their kids, even after they've fled the nest.
But … sky diving? Rock climbing? Backpacking all over the world? Snowbound on the highest mountain in North America? A cross-country tandem bicycle ride?
All by a daughter...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Head-up displays on car windshields are expected to boom in the next few years, according to a new report from IHS Automotive.
Global sales of cars outfitted with HUDs are expected to rise to 9.1 million units in 2020, up from 1.2 million in 2012. Sales...
| Jun 30, 2013
In following the George Zimmerman trial somewhat closely online last week, I noted a familiar pattern:
A "heater" case that draws intense media interest.
Evidence of innocence explained away with far-...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
In his 14 years of providing free eye exams for the homeless and volunteering at the Helping Up Mission, Dr. Anthony Kameen had never seen a situation like that of 47-year-old Anthony Curtis.
Curtis was like many men at the Baltimore shelter —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 PM
When Lt. Col. Henry Beatty looked out over the earthworks at Craney Island on the morning of June 22, 1813, the vision of imperial might that stretched before his eyes could hardly have been more daunting.
Tall-masted British warships filled the...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Saturday was the first day of the week long- "Vision Awareness Days."
Booths are set up in Roanoke's Valley View Mall to promote and raise awarenss of vision loss.
In addition to information, the Lion's Club set up shop to do free eye tests.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Bonnie Bessor's job can take its toll after a while. As executive director of Rebuilding Together, she's responsible for finding ways to help low-income Baltimore residents with home repair, maintenance projects and money to pay for the heat.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Jennifer Lopez used to judge on "American Idol." Now she's going to sing with Andrea Bocelli on "Dancing With the Stars."
Their duet of "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas" will be featured on the results show at 9 p.m. Tuesday on ABC. The network promised the duet...