Posts Tagged “Urbana”

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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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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There's still time to get passive

September 18, 201211 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, Mike Knezovich, travel, Uncategorized, Whitney

Passive House Institute US , the non-profit organization my husband Mike Knezovich works for, is holding it’s 7th Annual North American Passive House conference at the Marriott Hotel in Denver next week, and Whitney and I are going along for the ride. Passive house is a building energy standard — the most stringent such standard, to […]

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