Archive for June, 2015

Mondays with Mike: Getting our paragraph right

June 28, 20155 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, politics, Uncategorized

Back in college, I took a course called “The History of Communications.” Taught by a Teaching Assistant in the Ph.D. program named Carolyn Marvin (now on the faculty at the Annenberg School at Penn), it was one of those courses that changed the way I looked at things. Forever. The course looked at advances in communications […]

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Look at things from Sandy's View

June 26, 201512 CommentsPosted in blindness, Blogroll, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, radio, Uncategorized, writing

If you follow this blog, you already know guest blogger Sandra Murillo. Sandra lost her sight when she was three years old. She has always attended regular public schools, and has known she wanted to be a writer ever since her sophomore year at Thornwood High School in South Holland, Ill. Sandra’s first guest post […]

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Can blind people take vacations by themselves?

June 24, 201527 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, travel, Uncategorized, Whitney, writing

Some people escape to lake houses, some to cabins in the mountains, others to villas overseas. Me? When I want to get away by myself, I splurge on a fancy hotel. What luxury — a plush robe waiting for me, my bed gets made every morning, clean towels magically appear in the bathroom, and when […]

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