Archive for June, 2011

If I could be any age

June 30, 201113 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, memoir writing, Uncategorized, writing

Years ago I assigned the topic TVland to the “Me, Myself and I” memoir-writing class I teach for senior citizens here in Chicago. Beverly read an essay confessing her childhood desire to be Jim Anderson’s daughter on the radio/TV show “Father Knows Best.” I’ve been calling her Princess ever since. Earlier this month I asked […]

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My left foot

June 20, 201139 CommentsPosted in baseball, Beth Finke, blindness, book tour, Braille, Flo, Harper, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, writing, Writing for Children

I swim laps two or three times each week. Tapping the lane marker with every other stroke keeps me swimming straight, and limiting myself to the crawl stroke means I always have one arm in front of me — my head never bangs the end of the pool. Swimming has always been a safe form […]

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Meet Harper in Glen Ellyn this Saturday

June 15, 20118 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Blogroll, book tour, guide dogs, Hanni, Harper, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, writing, Writing for Children

Thanks to our friend Jenny Fischer, Harper and I will be signing books from 11:30 am to 2 pm this Saturday, June 18 at Bookfest 2011 in Glen Ellyn, one of Chicago’s western suburbs. Glen Ellyn’s Bookfest 2011is an all-day event for the entire family — lots of authors and activities all over downtown Glen […]

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