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Hanni and Whit: Safe & Sound

April 15, 201617 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Hanni, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

It’s been a busy travel week for my Seeing Eye dog and me. We flew back from our fun-filled Sisters’ Weekend in the Pacific Northwest Monday night and then turned around Wednesday to take a three-hour train ride from Chicago to Champaign, Illinois. The next morning the two of us gave a presentation for an […]

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Come see Whitney and me at Sandmeyer's Bookstore today

May 1, 20154 CommentsPosted in book tour, careers/jobs for people who are blind, Hanni, Uncategorized, Whitney, Writing for Children

Today, May 2, 2015 is Independent Bookstore Day in Chicago, and Ulrich and Ellen Sandmeyer have graciously invited my Seeing Eye dog Whiteny and me to come help them celebrate: Sandmeyer’s Bookstore: 11 am- Meet Beth Finke, author of HANNI & BETH: SAFE & SOUND, and her Seeing Eye dog and learn how they work […]

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Mayville

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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Cold enough for ya?

February 19, 20158 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Hanni, questions kids ask, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney, Writing for Children

The predicted high today is 4º. Some of our Chicago friends have escaped to Florida, Mexico, Costa Rica. Whitney and me? We took off north, to Wisconsin. I’m writing from our hotel in beautiful Menomonee Falls, just outside Milwaukee. Whitney and I are preparing for our visits to schools in nearby Mayville, which, according to […]

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