Author Archives: Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.

Woodstock for Nerds

That’s a great description of the social phenomenon that the eclipse has quickly turned into today, as I’m watching ABCs live coverage of “The Great American Eclipse”.  An all-time record for the number of “Oh—My—-God”s and “Awesome”s will be uttered … Continue reading

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Weekend Scenes

   

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State of Mind

The cover of the summer issue of Granta speaks to a series of short essays on State of Mind, my favorite among them by Siri Hustvedt though I can’t share it beyond the subscription lock and key.  But the best piece … Continue reading

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Puntastic

Energizer Bunny arrested – charged with battery. A pessimist’s blood-type is always b-negative. Practice safe eating – always use condiments. A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. Shotgun wedding: a case of wife or … Continue reading

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Letterman on Retirement

“Here’s what I have learned.  If you retire to spend more time with your family, check with your family first.” With tongue only partially in cheek, Dave is still dispensing his unique brand of observation and wit.  He could pass … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Kind of Day

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Minor Entertainment

Had been looking forward to taking in a Lakewood Blue Claws game, the “A” level affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, who are more competitive than their major league counterparts.  Aside from putting a better comparative product on the field, there’s … Continue reading

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