My Teaching Journey Has Been Full of Disappointment – And I Am So Grateful

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1,020 ViewsTeacher. That’s me.I knew since wayyyyyy back in elementary school that I wanted to teach.I’d make my brothers sit in little chairs and desks in our basement and I’d write on the chalkboard that was attached to my Dad’s workshop.It was pure bliss for me. Ever since my college graduation nothing in my teaching career went the way I …

That Day Some Chicks Were Chatting About Me…

The 4 chicks sitting and smiling all in denim blue

575 ViewsWomen tend to talk about other women, don’t we? I will admit, right here, right now: I’m one of them. Yep. I admit I talk about other women. And some guys too. At least once a week for hours I talk up a storm about people. ON A PODCAST! Ha! Did you know that one of the 957 hats …

The Dilemma Blind Workers Face When Seeking Employment

Krik Adams standing with his white cane in front of an AFB banner

554 ViewsKirk Adams is CEO of American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), one of the largest blindness advocacy and support non profits in the United States, dedicated to changing the way the world sees blindness.   I interviewed Kirk for my recently released book Thriving Blind because he is a successful blind adult and has extraordinary insight about parenting blind children. …