Archive for February, 2012

Love your library, love your librarians

February 28, 20128 CommentsPosted in blindness, Mike Knezovich, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, writing

And now, some updates on librarians I admire who are marking the end of “Love Your Library” month by making big transitions. Karen Keninger. Karen is my fellow Seeing Eye graduate who is leaving her position as director of the Iowa Department for the Blind to become Director of the National Library Service for the […]

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Use your Mardi Gras voice

February 23, 20127 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, Whitney

In my husband Mike Knezovich’s guest blog post about our trip to New Orleans last week, he described the “terrifyingly energetic” group of pre-schoolers who showed up to meet Whitney and me at the Latter branch of the New Orleans Public Library. What he forgot to mention was that a reporter from the New Orleans […]

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Do you know what it means…

February 21, 201215 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Mike Knezovich, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, Whitney

I asked Mike to give you an account of our most recent trip to New Orleans. Here’s Mike Knezovich: It’s Fat Tuesday, and only a week ago, we were flying home from New Orleans. It feels like it’s been a long time already. But I do remember… …catching three or four pre-Mardi Gras parades without even […]

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A toast to talking books and to libraries

February 13, 201218 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Braille, Flo, Seeing Eye dogs, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, Whitney, writing

February is Love Your Library month, and I’m celebrating in style: I’m in New Orleans with Mike and Whitney, and tomorrow morning I’m the guest storyteller at the Milton H. Latter Memorial Branch of the New Orleans Public Library. I am, and have always been, a huge fan of books and libraries. I am among millions […]

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