Archive for the “Harper” Category


February 27, 201522 CommentsPosted in blindness, Hanni, Harper, public speaking, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

Teachers in Mayville, Wisconsin had read my children’s book Hanni and Beth: Safe &Sound  aloud to their students before I arrived there last week, so when I showed up without Hanni, the star of that book, a few of the kids were – quite reasonably– disappointed. Hmm. Might be good to start my presentation with […]

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Mondays with Mike: My partner's partners

February 9, 201525 CommentsPosted in blindness, Dora, guest blog, guide dogs, Hanni, Harper, Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, Whitney

Beth here. We debuted our “Mondays with Mike” feature just about a year ago, and since then many of you blog readers have told us how much you enjoy starting your week reading my husband Mike Knezovich’s posts. Some of you newcomers might not know that Mike had been weighing in occasionally with guest posts […]

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Do Seeing Eye dogs really know their left from their right?

January 14, 201512 CommentsPosted in blindness, Hanni, Harper, Mike Knezovich, questions kids ask, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

Whitney usually leads me to the train station in downtown Chicago on her own, but when my gem of a husband, Mike Knezovich, generously offered to walk us this morning, I said “YES!” Reasons: Freezing temperatures — if Whitney and I got lost or turned around for just a few minutes, we’d end up with […]

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