Early in his childhood, my friend Igor was often corrected for his inability to name colors. It wasn’t until elementary school that he learned he was color blind, a condition that affects one in 12 men and one in 200 women in the world. However, on June 8, 2020, Igor’s life forever changed.
The morning after Tropical Storm Isaias brushed through my neighborhood, I went outside to check my garden beds. The soil along the slope of a small pine grove where the summer weeds were normally difficult to pull up was now unusually saturated, and the weeds came out easily.