Posts Tagged “Seeing Eye”

Guess who’s 88 years old today?

January 29, 201712 CommentsPosted in blindness, Blogroll, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, Whitney, writing

Happy birthday, Seeing Eye! The oldest guide-dog school in America was incorporated this day in 1929 after co-founder Morris Frank returned from a pioneering guide dog program in Switzerland. He and his Seeing Eye dog Buddy are the pioneers of the guide dog movement in the United States, and I have him and everyone affiliated […]

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Does this harness make my butt look too … small?

August 31, 201668 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, Whitney

I had just tied Whitney’s latest deposit into a pick-up bag and was leaning down to re-buckle her harness when a stranger approached. “Excuse me,” She said. Her question must have been pressing. She couldn’t wait for me to stand up before asking. ”I’m not sure you notice, you know, not being able to see […]

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Mondays with Mike: You may find yourself in a beautiful house…

April 7, 201414 CommentsPosted in blindness, guest blog, guide dogs, Hanni, Harper, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, Uncategorized, Whitney

Sunday was dogapalooza in the suburbs. Beth and I and Whitney took the train to Wheaton, where our friends Steven and Nancy, with Hanni in tow all the way from Urbana, picked us up. From there, it was on to Chris and Larry’s, where Hanni, Harper and Whitney—Beth’s last three Seeing Eye dogs—met and rollicked […]

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