Me vs. The Mask: A Pandemic Hearing Problem

As we crawl our way through this global pandemic, I understand the need for... Read More

When There’s No One to Say “Pardon” To

 “Socially distant and Spiritually Connected.” I heard this attributed to Andrew Cuomo, the Governor... Read More

What a HoH Can Do During Isolation

Editor’s Note: HoH is short for hard of hearing, but is increasingly understood to... Read More

Bikes and Masks: Hearing in a Pandemic

As I write this from the patio of our sunny Palm Springs AirBnB, the... Read More

How Social Media Can Help Your Tinnitus and Hearing Loss

Yesterday, on a FaceBook group devoted to Tinnitus, I read a heartbreaking post: “My... Read More


How To Cheat At Hearing

Some days, people with hearing loss get tired. Tired of doing everything we should... Read More

People with Hearing Loss Have a Secret

I’ve got a secret and if you have any degree of hearing loss, you’re... Read More

Move Your Lips, Dammit!

Hey girlfriend! If there’s one thing I’d like you to do for me It’s... Read More

What I (Don’t) Know About Hearing Aids

For first-time users, wearing hearing aids can be a love-hate affair. The ‘love’ might... Read More

Miss Sherlock Figures Out the Sounds

We’re driving through Oregon, returning home to Canada after two months of touring southwestern... Read More


Hearing That Pesky ‘S’

Heard any good s’s lately? A person with hearing loss goes into a bar... Read More

What Hearing Loss Research Tells Me About Me

Almost every day I read about a new hearing loss study, research or statistics.... Read More

Face Me, Doc, I’m STILL Hard of Hearing

Having escaped from the waiting room zoo, I am  sitting in an examining room... Read More

Nitty-Gritty Tips from a Hearing Aid User

I don’t pretend to be a hearing care professional. But for anyone looking for... Read More

People with Hearing Loss: How Do We Explain Ourselves?

People with hearing loss are unique.  We occupy an awkward place in this world... Read More