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Mondays with Mike: Thank you Judge Jack, Toots, guy at the phone store, and Mike and Mark

December 8, 201416 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, politics, Uncategorized

Just finished an uplifting weekend at a time when I was beginning to wonder whether I was still liftable. It started with, of all things, a wake on Saturday morning. Yes, there is inherent sadness in all such events. But always there is recognition of what really matters, and most always, when someone leaves, we […]

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Mondays with Mike: I see black people

November 24, 201411 CommentsPosted in blindness, Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, parenting a child with special needs, politics, Uncategorized

Most of the time I walk the mile-and-a-quarter to and from work. But when the weather here in Chicago turns extreme, or I’m running late, I take the Red Line subway. The Red Line runs from the South Side, through Chinatown, to the North Side, so the cars are full of human diversity. White people, […]

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Monday's with Mike: Hail the troublemakers

February 3, 201411 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, politics, Uncategorized

Here’s my husband Mike Knezovich with the first of his “Mondays with Mike” installments. When Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968, I was 11 years old. Turmoil was everywhere—Viet Nam war protests, drugs, rock and roll, feminism, and of course, civil rights. Every thing was nuts, but still, in my little suburban world south of Chicago I […]

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