My Bonnie: A Hearing Loss Love Story Across the Years

For the first four decades of my life, I was alone with my hearing... Read More

Yes, It’s Right to Ask For Our Communication Rights

I’m scratching my head. Also, a little miffed. Why has it been so hard... Read More

‘Reading’ the Eyes Above the Mask

We’re doing a lot of eye-reading these days. Eyes and their eyebrows and forehead... Read More

Only a Person with Hearing Loss Can Tell You This

If you have hearing loss, you probably know a lot about it. Most of... Read More

What They’re Saying About Tinnitus on Facebook

I have tinnitus – badly. For five years it has been my constant companion,... Read More


Did You Love Your First Hearing Aids?

“I can hear better than when I could hear!” My friend Alex messaged me... Read More

How Hearing Loss Can Keep You Fit!

Pilates, jogging, and yoga all have their place in keeping us physically fit enough... Read More

If I Were a Hearing Person (2020)

Several years ago, I wrote about the dream that many of us with chronic... Read More

Words for a Beautiful, Laughing Deaf Child

Giana is six years old and was born profoundly deaf. She is an enchanting... Read More

Am I a Hearing Person Wannabe?

The green-eyed monster rises up in me every once in a while. I can’t... Read More


Advice From a Hard of Hearing Grandma

They say the best part of being a parent is becoming a grandparent. I’m... Read More

Santa Claus Has Hearing Loss

Christmas is just over and the New Year looms. I’m sitting in the early... Read More

A Casual Consumer Guide to Hearing Care Professionals

Do you like looking in people’s ears? Can you look people in the eye... Read More

Can The Web Replace My Audiologist?

It was a simple email question. What did I think about direct-to-consumer online hearing... Read More

How to Bluff Like a Pro

People with hearing loss bluff.  It’s what we do, a basic fact of our... Read More