Seeing Through a Glass, Clearly

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen When my father started his optometric practice, he borrowed $2,000 from a local farmer to purchase equipment. When I asked how far $2,000 went in 1952, he said, “Not far. We spent most of it on the phoropter. You know, the instrument for testing vision, the one with all the lenses. [...]

2017-11-20T13:09:42-05:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , |

For What Do We Give Thanks?

As I opened the over-sized cardboard box, I first noticed an ancient-looking coloring book page with pastel markings of a bunny and an egg. But the next level of excavation in this container my aunt had dutifully kept for decades yielded an advertisement carefully cut out of a magazine when I was likely still in [...]

2017-07-18T20:01:53-05:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |