Posts Tagged “Champaign”

The Hanni hop

November 30, 201616 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Hanni, public speaking, radio, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

My Seeing Eye dog Whitney and I took an Amtrak train to Central Illinois Monday to give a presentation to an animal sciences class at the University of Illinois. While there in Urbana, we looked in on retired Seeing Eye dog Hanni. Her human companions Nancy and Steven report The 16-year-old star of Hanni and […]

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Good and tired

October 29, 201313 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, parenting a child with special needs, public speaking, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

Whitney and I visited four different classes at Drummond Thomas Montessori School in Chicago last Wednesday morning. After I told one class that even when my eyes are open, all I see is the color black, one preschooler wondered, “Then how do you know when you’re tired?” I can tell you this much: I’m pretty […]

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Getting your children's book published

May 6, 20107 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Writing for Children

Wanna write a children’s book? Know someone who does? Seems like just about every person who reads aloud to a little kid considers, “Gee, maybe I could write one of these someday.” If you’re one of those people, here’s your chance to find out how it’s done! On Wednesday I’m doing a presentation in Champaign, […]

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