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Life Skills

Guest post by Diane, a Vision Loss Resources client, ambassador and founding member of the Centennial Book project Do you feel as though you have lost some of your skills along with your vision loss?  Vision Loss Resources is happy to help you with that. Do you like to knit or crochet?  Would you like to learn how to […]

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New in the Community Center: Great Books Discussion

A Great Books discussion group attracts people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, and works that deal with such topics as the nature of justice, the meaning of truth, and the experience of beauty. This group meets monthly and starts in the fall in either Minneapolis or St. […]

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A Canoe Trip

By Juliette Silvers, Vision Loss Resources client  Thank you Vision Loss Resources for connecting with Wilderness Inquiry for the recent canoe trip on Lake Calhoun on June 18.  I cannot remember the last time I paddled a canoe, but this short trip has been my favorite. The weather couldn’t have been better, the cameradie terrific, […]

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What do occasional gardeners do?

By Paulette Henderson What to do when the clients with vision loss in the Garden Group want to get out and plant, but it rains at every meeting? The early plantings of vegetables and herbs in the Vision Loss Resources straw bale garden seemed to sit and sulk, while the volunteer mushrooms added height with […]

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How our garden group grew

By Paulette Henderson “Straw into gold.” That’s what Rumplestiltskin wished for in the fairy tale, and that’s what we’re hoping for in the Vision Loss Resources garden. But unlike fortune-hunter Stiltskin, the gold we’re looking for will be fragrant, curly herbs, bright vegetables and enormous pumpkins, all growing out of straw bales. Last fall, one […]

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