Archive for August, 2012

Love for Sale

August 31, 20129 CommentsPosted in baseball, guest blog, Mike Knezovich, Uncategorized

Here’s my husband Mike Knezovich back with another guest post. Chris Sale stands 6’7” tall, weighs less than I do (I’m 5’ 10”) and when he’s on the mound pitching for the Chicago White Sox on a windy day, his uniform flaps around him like a loose nylon jacket on a speeding motorcyclist. Legendary Los […]

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Look up at the stars, and not down at your feet

August 30, 20121 CommentPosted in blindness, Blogroll, careers/jobs for people who are blind, technology for people who are blind, Uncategorized

If you read Sandra Murillo’s guest post here, you know that the 2012 London Paralympic Games had their opening ceremonies last night. The theme for this year’s Paralympic games is scientific discovery, so Stephen Hawking was the obvious choice for narrator. From a story in the London Telegraph: The show began with Prof Hawking’s familiar […]

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Florence and the trombone machine

August 23, 201219 CommentsPosted in Flo, Uncategorized

My brother’s in town, and he brought his trombone! Doug graduated from high school the year I was born, and I grew up listening to the jazz records he left behind when he embarked on his music career. Louis Armstrong, Hot Five and Hot Seven. King Oliver. Lil Hardin. My sisters and I went with […]

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