Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Unbelievable

So it's been a while... a lot has happened since my last post... but I wanted to share something short and sweet with you.

I am in Camp Simcha right now (my second home). Today I spent some time with my rotating camper in the art room. I was a bit tired and overwhelmed but it was rather therapeutic sitting with her... She's sorta incredible. She was very involved in making a necklace-- blue beaded pattern. It was very elegant and suited her well.
But her creativity isn't what's so amazing about her... what's so amazing is that she is so creative... and she's blind.
And with incredible patience, she strung her beads, five seed beads, a light blue bead, five seed beads, a light blue bead, five seed beads, a blue glass bead, five seed beads.... for an hour she was at it... and let me say it again-- she's blind...

What's more amazing than that...

1 comment:

  1. Wow! That is unbelievable!
    I'm just wondering, how does it work with her making a colorful necklace, did you tell her which colors to choose?

    Just sitting next to someone stringing beads when they cannot see the colors themselves must make you appreciate your eyesight to no end!

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