Archive for May, 2010

Why some Seeing Eye puppies don't become Seeing Eye dogs

May 27, 201019 CommentsPosted in book tour, Hanni, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, visiting schools

A young woman at our New Jersey book signing Sunday said she’d raised a puppy for the Seeing Eye in…get this…her dorm room! Any of you blog readers out there who are scrambling to find just the right college to attend, may I suggest Rowan University or Rutgers in New Jersey, or University of Delaware? […]

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Here's to hanni, and to a good book review, too

May 20, 201010 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Flo, Hanni, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, visiting schools

Every couple of weeks, Hanni and I take the train from Chicago to Elmhurst and enjoy a glass of wine (or two!) with Flo and my sister Cheryl. Whoever opened that cute little wine bar right across the street from the Elmhurst train station sure knew what they were doing! The three of us try […]

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Hanni’s first slumber party

May 11, 201010 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Hanni, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Writing for Children

We’re off to Champaign this afternoon, and a surprise awaits Hanni when we arrive. Our friend Brad is picking us up at the train station, taking Hanni to his house and hosting her very first slumber party. Brad is one of the folks interested in adopting Hanni when she retires, and we thought it might […]

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Getting your children's book published

May 6, 20107 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Writing for Children

Wanna write a children’s book? Know someone who does? Seems like just about every person who reads aloud to a little kid considers, “Gee, maybe I could write one of these someday.” If you’re one of those people, here’s your chance to find out how it’s done! On Wednesday I’m doing a presentation in Champaign, […]

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