Archive for April, 2013

Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts

April 23, 20134 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, memoir writing, technology for people who are blind, Uncategorized, Whitney

Hi folks–it’s still Mike here, Beth will be back on the job soon. Meantime, thought I’d share a letter of appreciation she wrote to the National Endowment for the Arts, which funded her stay at the Vermont Studio Center — it gives a pretty nice summary of her time there.  April 19, 2013 Dear National […]

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Whitney and Beth (and Hanni), Safe and Sound

April 15, 201315 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, guide dogs, Hanni, Mike Knezovich, travel, Uncategorized, Whitney, Writing for Children

Hi all — it’s still Mike here. Beth’s taking this work retreat seriously, staying offline as much as she can — but the short of it is, all is well. That staph infection that put a scare into us has passed, thanks to some attentive and caring folks up in Johnson, Vt. at the Vermont […]

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Going once, going twice…The Seeing Eye auction

April 13, 20133 CommentsPosted in blindness, guest blog, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized

Hava Hegenbarth is no stranger to this space. Her first appearance was a poignant post about her assignment at the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda. Her second was about her experiences raising a puppy named Spinner for Leader Dogs in Rochester, Michigan. Hava also helps out with the Seeing Eye’s annual online auction — here she is again to tell you about […]

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