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She poured out her heart

June 17, 20164 CommentsPosted in book tour, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, memoir writing, Uncategorized, writing

My husband Mike Knezovich and I have written posts about our writer friend Jean Thompson many times before – everything from the one I wrote about how she introduced herself to me decades ago from the barstool next to mine at Champaign’s Esquire Lounge to the one Mike wrote after Who Do You Love? (One of […]

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Two looks at riding Uber with a guide dog (and one thing you can do if a driver won't take you)

May 21, 20168 CommentsPosted in blindness, Blogroll, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, guide dogs, Seeing Eye dogs, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized

Two Safe & Sound blog followers who use guide dogs have contacted me describing very different experiences riding with Uber. Kathy Austin is the Community Engagement Specialist at Second Sense, and she and her guide dog Weller use public transit to get to work every day. “Uber has been a Godsend for me since taxis […]

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