Joan Taylor and Gerry Wright of Campbell River, B.C. had no idea what awaited them when Joan opened the Winter 2013 edition of our SightLines newsletter. On the back page was the opportunity to check off a huge bucket list item – walking the El Camino de Santiago in Spain. “Here were two things I… Continue reading Adventure awaits on the El Camino journey
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Art Jenkyns’ simple message
This week marks the seventh anniversary of the passing of Art Jenkyns, the founder of Operation Eyesight. Those of you who know our history know that Art was the driving force behind the organization from the beginning. When he died in 2005, he left a tremendous legacy that continues to inspire our work to this… Continue reading Art Jenkyns’ simple message
October 13 – just another day?
Next Thursday, on October 13, I suggest we all take a moment to look in the mirror and focus on the things staring back at us. Eyes are amazing, complex things, and remarkable in how they work. Even more remarkable is the way we rely on them completely without even thinking about it most of… Continue reading October 13 – just another day?
Parents – don’t overlook your kids’ eye health
As September draws to a close, I’d like to point out that October is Eye Health Month*. As an organization that works with people with terrible eye problems, Operation Eyesight feels strongly about blindness prevention. We are motivated by the fact that many eye problems occur because of late diagnosis. That’s a big issue in… Continue reading Parents – don’t overlook your kids’ eye health