Archive for the “Harper” Category

The right dog at the right time

April 21, 201711 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, Dora, guide dogs, Hanni, Harper, public speaking, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, visiting schools, Whitney

Just got back from Champaign, Illinois — I gave a presentation to an Animal Sciences class at the University of Illinois yesterday. I speak to this class once a semester, and this time I spent a fair amount of the hour going over some of the qualifications necessary to become a guide dog instructor. Most […]

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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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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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