Archive for October, 2009

Beautiful Topeka

October 24, 20098 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools

A story in the Capital Journal does a beautiful job describing our visit to Topeka last week. Jim Leiker, president and chief executive officer of Easter Seals Capper Foundation, explained the purpose of Finke’s visit to Kidlink, which is an inclusive preschool and child care program for children with or without disabilities. “She has a […]

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Reading with Scissors

October 22, 20096 CommentsPosted in Blogroll, Uncategorized, writing

Hey, have I ever mentioned that my husband Mike has a blog, too? Probably not. Because, to be honest with you, Mike’s Reading with Scissors blog is a bit difficult to explain. At least for me it is. It’s kind of visual, and I’m told even if you can see it’s a little difficult to […]

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The End of "The Story"

October 18, 20096 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, radio, Uncategorized, writing

The good news: My interview with Dick Gordon on NPR’s The Story aired all over the country last week. The bad news: It didn’t air here in Chicago. Chicago Public Radio held its pledge drive last week; my interview was bumped so that WBEZ personalities like Ira Glass could cut in and ask listeners to […]

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