I have always been proud of the fact that, though legally blind, I can find missing items better than fully sighted people. My husband will literally spend an hour looking for his keys, and after 5 minutes of asking me, I have them in my hands. A friend once lost her wallet within her large purse and spent 45 minutes looking for it. On a whim, I asked if I could try searching through her purse for the wallet. Within 30 seconds of me feeling around, I found her wallet. These aren’t lone incidents either. When my kids can’t find something, I’m the one they come to for help.
Along with finding lost items, I also pride myself on the fact that not much gets past me. I can be downstairs cleaning the floor yet I know exactly what my girls are doing upstairs. I run an after-school program out of my house, and the other day I told one of the kids to stop waving something in another child’s face even though he was out of my line of vision. They joke that I have secret eyes all over.