I'm Lizzie. |
And I'm as awesome as they come.
Oceans and SeashellsMy mother once said to me, "Logan, colors are the hardest thing in the world to explain. Sure, they're there, but I can't tell you what they look like. How else am I supposed to explain what blue is other than that it's blue? I can't say that it's the color of the sky -- how do you know what color the sky is if you can't see it? I can't say that it's the color of the ocean -- how else are you supposed to know the ocean other than being able to feel it if you can't see?"Oceans and Seashells by Tsuki-no-Shizuku
I believed this all my life. I had been born blind, and so I had never seen anything. I used all of my other senses, depended on them, but it wasn't the same. I always felt like something was missing. A lot of the blind people who are interviewed or talked about on television weren't like me. They were optimists and maybe even a little insane. I had never had the greatest self-esteem, nor had I ever seen the glass half-full. It sometimes seemed like my life would forever be colorless.
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