Archive for March, 2011

Sturgeon Bay Snow Day

March 28, 201114 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Harper, radio, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools

While Harper and I were giving an evening presentation at Door County Community Center in Wisconsin last Tuesday night, it started snowing. The next morning, there was 15 inches of snow on the ground. I tuned in to the local AM radio station and learned Door County has an army of 35 snow plows. Only […]

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298 miles of shoreline

March 22, 20116 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Hanni, Harper, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, writing, Writing for Children

Harper and I woke up this morning in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin. My high school friend Jennifer L. Fischer is director of Women and Children’s Services at Ministry Door County Medical Center, and over Thanksgiving last year she had the wonderful, wonderful idea to have Harper and me come “up north” to do some presentations. […]

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With a Vengeance

March 20, 201113 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, book tour, guide dogs, Harper, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized

After officiating at my niece’s wedding Friday (and dancing up a storm at the reception afterwards) I needed a little blog break. Mike Knezovich to the rescue! With a vengeance by Mike Knezovich I’m starting this post at a Barnes & Noble in Orlando, Fla., where Beth’s making a Hanni/Harper and Beth appearance. I’ll leave […]

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Good thing Harper's not a monkey

March 15, 201116 CommentsPosted in baseball, Beth Finke, Blogroll, guide dogs, Hanni, Harper, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized

If you have a disability and want to bring your helper parrot, monkey or snake with you in public, I’m afraid you’re out of luck. starting today, March 15, 2011, only service dogs and trained miniature horses are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act. These ADA revisions were drawn up after some disability advocates […]

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