Author page: Kacey

The Unfairness of it All

The Unfairness of it All

The timing of the hard questions never feels right; the ones about blindness or being different. While I strive to be open and approachable to Logan, her questions often catch me off-guard. I hope I have the ‘right’ answers, but mostly just try to reply with gentleness, truth and a calm, reassuring love. But when I’m reading to her at…

The Cracked Table

The Cracked Table

Five years ago, I was on the hunt for a white farmhouse table to use as our everyday table in the kitchen. I found some beautiful pieces, but wasn’t able to spend the $600-700. Instead, my ever handy husband Patrick found a table for $10. What? He told me the rectangular table had a large crack that extended from one…

It is finally here!

It is finally here!

I struggled to believe this day would finally arrive…Over My Shoulder is finally available! The past four and a half years have been spent pouring any amount of ‘extra’ time, aside from raising four kids, into writing and publishing this memoir. I am thankful for the opportunity to share my story. The whole purpose behind writing the book was to…

“Nameless”

“Nameless”

Last night, I woke up at 2:00 a.m. to the sound of my cell phone alerting me of an email. The middle of the night seems to be my best thinking time these days, as swim/soccer/hockey practices and four kids seem to occupy mind during the daylight hours. I read the brief, unimportant email and started to browse other things…

The ‘Box’ and the Introvert

The ‘Box’ and the Introvert

I was recently reminded by Facebook about a picture of our daughter, Logan, spending time in her ‘box’. The throwback photo brought back many emotional memories, reminding me of a time when we were held captive by Logan’s diagnosis of Aniridia and her visual and sensory limitations. When Logan was an infant, she didn’t know how to process the world…