Reading glasses

My eyes are at the point that I sometimes need reading glasses for fine or close work and it drives me crazy to have to go searching for them. (I’ve been wearing them for a while when I read for long periods of time to decrease eyestrain so I have several pair around the house.)

Deb showed me a site to order pins that hold reading glasses when I was visiting her and I ordered 3 of them. I don’t like hanging glasses around my neck but I think these will work for me and they’re cute!

By the way, I was reading the Kindle manual last night and found I can put the device in sleep/suspend mode without having to turn if off. I just hit two buttons on the front so I was premature in complaining that the on/off button was inconveniently located on the back of the device and difficult to access when it’s in the cover.

I’m loving it more every time I use it. I was reading this morning while I was eating my cereal and I didn’t have my reading glasses so I increased the font size on the device AND I propped it up on a angle against a couple books sitting on the counter and I didn’t even have to hold it. (Does anyone else find it challenging to eat and turn pages at the same time?)


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10 thoughts on “Reading glasses

  1. Mary,I was so glad to hear that you love your Kindle.Been thinking about ordering one, and it’s nice toget a recommendation from someone other thanAmazon. Also want to tell you how much I enjoyreading your blog, it’s part of my daily reading,sometime more than once. You do great work.Marilyn

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  2. Love the glasses pins. I wear my glasses all the time but know I would lose them if I did not. Kinda like when I need to find my car keys.I have been away from blogland and love looking at all the quilts and projects you have done over the past month.

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  3. The worst was trying to read during lunch hour at my desk at work – I only read my New Yorkers or other magazines that were disposable since they all ended up with soup stains – well, to be accurate, Lean Cuisine stains!

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  4. Thanks for the reviews on the Kindle. It is a lot of money to spend for something that doesn’t work, so I am happy to hear that you like it so much. It will now go on my Wish List. Please continue to keep us informed.

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