Archive for May, 2009

Come See Us at Printers Row Lit Fest

May 29, 20093 CommentsPosted in book tour, memoir writing, Uncategorized, writing

The schedule for this year’s Printers Row Lit Fest is in today’s issue of the Chicago Tribune – I’ll be leading a Memoir Writing Workshop at noon on Sunday, June 7. June 7 (Sunday), noon Printer’s Row Lit Fest Memoir Writing Workshop University Center Multi-Media Room 525 S. State St. Chicago, IL Wanda Bridgeforth, […]

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May 18, 2009CommentsPosted in blindness, Uncategorized, writing

A lot of people who read my post about driving a Mustang convertible last week wondered what the sighted journalists who took the ride blindfolded thought of the experience. Turns out Mike Maez, the photojournalist who took pictures at the event, was one of those lucky journalists. Mike published a post on his own blog […]

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80 mph

May 11, 200944 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, travel, Uncategorized, writing

 I’m behind the steering wheel. The motor is running. My foot’s on the brake. “Put your right hand on the column,” my instructor Tommy says, addressing me as if this is the most normal thing in the entire world, a blind woman sitting next to him, about to take him for a ride in a […]

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