Posts Tagged “New Orleans Public Library”

Use your Mardi Gras voice

February 23, 20127 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, Whitney

In my husband Mike Knezovich’s guest blog post about our trip to New Orleans last week, he described the “terrifyingly energetic” group of pre-schoolers who showed up to meet Whitney and me at the Latter branch of the New Orleans Public Library. What he forgot to mention was that a reporter from the New Orleans […]

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A toast to talking books and to libraries

February 13, 201218 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Braille, Flo, Seeing Eye dogs, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, Whitney, writing

February is Love Your Library month, and I’m celebrating in style: I’m in New Orleans with Mike and Whitney, and tomorrow morning I’m the guest storyteller at the Milton H. Latter Memorial Branch of the New Orleans Public Library. I am, and have always been, a huge fan of books and libraries. I am among millions […]

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Practice makes perfect

January 2, 201217 CommentsPosted in book tour, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, visiting schools, Whitney, Writing for Children

Last month I published a post about two trips I took to New York City with Whitney during our training. Here’s an excerpt: I am happy to report that corrections don’t shake her confidence. “Oh, you meant for me to turn into Penn Station, Beth?” she seemed to say once. “Well, then, let’s back up […]

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Our entire visit to New Orleans was worth it…

February 2, 20117 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Harper, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries

…just for this one moment. Eliot Kamenitz, a photographer for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, came to my appearance at the Latter Library. His photos are terrific by all accounts, and you can see one of his best — and the whole gallery — at Nola.com. To my blind readers: this is a photo taken by […]

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