Amongst a backdrop of lush green deciduous trees, a black crow sits atop a tree branch. It peers to its left with its beak open slightly and wings at its sides.

Something to Crow About

While most people find crows a bit of a nuisance, avid nature enthusiast Dan Sullivan shares his appreciation for them as he ventures out into the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Be it their distinct chatter and collective chorus or the great honor Native Americans find in their presence, Dan discusses his viewpoint on the value of his feathered friends as a visually impaired bird watcher.

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Image shows Judith Rasmussen using a pair of heavy-duty scissors to chop a stalk of celery. Judith is steadily holding the celery in her left hand and the scissors in her right hand and is focused on cutting the vegetable. On a countertop, just in front of Judith, lies an apple, potato, carrot and paring knife, resting atop a cutting sheet. Sunshine peers in through a window, illuminating the kitchen as Judith intently chops the celery.

Strategies for Fun and Accessible Cooking: A Heavy Kitchen Scissors Goes a Long Way

Since losing her sight, Judith Rasmussen has thought of new ways to cook and bake delicious meals. A heavy-duty, versatile pair of kitchen scissors has helped Judith continue to explore new recipes, savoring the vegetables she grows during the summer. In this piece, Judith shares accessible ways to chop and cut food in the kitchen and tips to make a great chopped chicken salad.