Disability & Accessibility, Diversity, Pastoral Life, Preaching, Writing

Home for the Holidays – Traveling While Visually Impaired

Rebecca wears a blue coat and sits on the observation car of a train
Image Description: Rebecca wears a blue coat and sits in the observation car of an Amtrak train.

Thank you, CAPTIVATING Magazine, for publishing my article!

Introduction: The holiday season is one of the busiest times for travel. As a person with low vision, I have always loved to travel, but traveling alone over the holidays can be tricky, even for people without disabilities. I attended graduate school and worked in Washington D.C. During my years there, I would travel approximately 200 miles to return home every holiday season to spend time with my family.

The longest leg of my journey was by rail, and I quickly fell in love with trains. I also gained experience using Uber. On my return back to graduate school, I would take an Uber or a taxi from Union Station to my apartment if I was too tired to navigate using the metro….

CLICK HERE to read more of this article at CAPTIVATING Magazine! 


I’m so happy to have the opportunity to share my work as a staff writer for CAPTIVATING! Magazine. CAPTIVATING! is a magazine that empowers people with disabilities. At CAPTIVATING! the power and possibilities of inclusion are limitless.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, from our family to yours! 

Rebecca's Christmas tree is covered in owl ornaments and a train layout takes up most of the room
Our Christmas tree is covered in owls and surrounded by Jeff’s train layout!




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