Archive for October, 2013

Good and tired

October 29, 201313 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, parenting a child with special needs, public speaking, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

Whitney and I visited four different classes at Drummond Thomas Montessori School in Chicago last Wednesday morning. After I told one class that even when my eyes are open, all I see is the color black, one preschooler wondered, “Then how do you know when you’re tired?” I can tell you this much: I’m pretty […]

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I like Ike

October 25, 201317 CommentsPosted in guest blog, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized

I met Ryan Hartigan While I was training with Whitney. Ryan is the Online Media Specialist at the Seeing Eye, and he interviewed Whitney and me along with a few other guide dog teams for a one-minute video to promote the school. Ryan and his wife Sarah volunteer as puppy raisers for the Seeing Eye, […]

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Floey

October 17, 201314 CommentsPosted in blindness, Flo, guest blog, Uncategorized

I have a seven-year-old great-niece with a big name: AnnMarie Florence Czerwinski. I call her Floey for short, and you know what? She kinda likes it. Here’s Floey now with a guest blog post about our visit to the Chicago History Museum last Friday. The Great Chicago Fire: Chicago is Burning! By AnnMarie Czerwinski Last […]

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