Sharing meals with visual artist Jennifer Lanski during my writing residency at the Vermont Studio Center last year gave me a new appreciation for art and drawing. I was all ears when Jennifer shared ideas for a new time/temperature series, and when I heard That series will be opening as an on-line exhibition tomorrow, I […]
Beth’s written here more than once about attempts – some successful some less so – to make visual art accessible to people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired. My take is that working too hard to translate visual phenomena into something Beth can understand in a way that we sighted people hope is some […]
2014 marks the year we inaugurated our “Mondays with Mike” feature on the Safe & Sound blog. My husband Mike Knezovich had been writing guest posts here for years (particularly when I was away training with Seeing Eye dogs), and it was high time to make his posts a regular feature. You blog readers reacted […]
Glass half-empty. Glass half-full. Which is it? I’d wager that a lot of my acquaintances would peg me for the former. And for much of my life, I think I have been a half-empty guy. I think it’s partly owed to brain chemistry, and partly to a set of values that I owe to both […]
Using Siri to send text messages on your iPhone without typing them.