Archive for February, 2010

Close your eyes and shoot

February 21, 201010 CommentsPosted in blindness, Uncategorized, writing

After hearing that my great-niece Anita had been invited to compete in a high school girl’s three-point tournament, I dug up an story about Matt Steven, a blind teenager who shoots free throws for his high school team. Matt’s older brother Joe coaches the team, and he stands under the hoop to rap a […]

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More school visits

February 13, 201010 CommentsPosted in baseball, blindness, book tour, Flo, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, visiting schools

Hanni and I have visited 4 schools in the past couple of weeks. Five, if you count a side trip to my alma mater, York High School in Elmhurst IL. But I’ll get to that later. First, the elementary schools. Reavis Elementary in Chicago, Jefferson Elementary in Milwaukee, Kipling and Wilmot Elementary Schools in Deerfield, […]

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