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Day 2--Acclimation

I had been told that Guide Dogs of America had a chef. This was not merely marketing. Our food is Southern-style, delicious. We have been informed that we will likely gain weight during training. 194 more words

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Pupdate: Emma

We got word yesterday that Emma has been dropped from consideration as a breeder. She will be spayed and when she has healed she will start training to be a guide dog. 246 more words

My Life

5 Days Out--Petting

My students are very excited about my guide dog. They keep asking the same questions, always with great enthusiasm:

What kind of dog is it? 413 more words

Getting Ready

Let's Learn About Guide Dogs

Sophie and I often visit school classrooms. Today we were invited to Oak Grove Elementary to speak to the pre-k class about guide dogs. This class has several students who are visually impaired and the teacher just completed a unit on “pets.” I shared a storybook with the teacher about a guide dog and she read it to the children ahead of time. 359 more words

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Graduation and the First Week Home

Wow, so apparently I’ve fallen off the face of the planet…sorry!

Day 21 – Graduation
First, I can’t believe it’s been more than a week since graduation. 1,634 more words

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6 Days Out--Sweet

The boy held out his small hand, palm wet from sweat or slobber, and grasped his father’s hand. His wide green eyes were serious and watery, as if he had just learned that Batman had died. 311 more words

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8 Days Out--Expectations

“We’ll be doing a half-mile of walking today,” the guide said, “and we’ll be going about eight stories underground. It’s steep and it can be slippery. 426 more words

Getting Ready