Golf: Why I Hate to Love It…

Golf and love are not two words that I often say together.  Ugh as a matter of fact just saying “golf” stresses me out.  I know, I know the big fans of the game say it’s relaxing and it’s fun and it’s great for networking and blah blah blah.  Not me.  I am more like Ted Knight in Caddyshack when …

The Facebook post I have waited over two years to read…

Yesterday I read a post on Facebook from a friend that I have only personally known for a couple of years but have “Facebook-known” longer.  I feel like I have known her forever and felt like it would be forever until I would get to read the long-awaited post.  My friend Beth was finally able to tell the world that …

High achievement for blind students – whose job is it to make it happen?

Before we dive into this, please watch my quick “Back to School” message: If you watched the video you know my passionate answer to the question of whose job is it to insure our blind children, and all children actually, achieve at a high level: Teacher +Parent + Kiddo. Yep, it’s a 3 part team.  Meatloaf sang a song that “Two Outta Three Ain’t …

Is your blind child NOT thriving? Well what did you expect?

Not too long ago I read a statistic that scared me to death: 70% of blind or visually impaired adults are unemployed. It might not scare everyone to death, but for me, that statistic was heart stopping.  That number and the number of people it represents are huge.  But when I read that I wasn’t actually concerned about how many …

3 ways I found an extra 2 hours in a Saturday afternoon…

3 ways I found 2 extra hours in a Saturday afternoon… Wikipedia defines Human Multitasking (as opposed to computers) as:  an apparent human ability to perform more than one task, or activity, over a short period of time. Warning: Multi-tasking is not a talent of mine and it is certainly not for everyone! Even Wikipedia warns of this:  “Multitasking can …