Welcome

Thank you for visiting The Outlook from Here. We are excited to publish our first batch of stories of living in Wisconsin with blindness and visual impairment. Beginning in October 2013, a small group of people from across Wisconsin began meeting over the phone twice a month to discuss how to tell stories about disability,…

A Mother’s Pride

By Huma Siddiqui Annika Konrad encouraged me to write my thoughts for this wonderful project about growing up with a mother who was blind for most of her life.  My mother was one of the bravest people I have ever met.  Her resiliency, positive attitude and perseverance are only a few of the attributes I…

The Super Bowl Miracle

By Steven Johnson Super Bowl XXV started off like most championship football games, but this one would have a very different ending.  The Friday before the big game, it was my chance to place a bet.  Why I chose the Buffalo Bills, I have no clue, but I went ahead and did it.  The bet was with an…