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Things That Make You Go Hmmm

It was a hot sticky day in Sydney as I walked along the leafy suburban street with my first guide dog Jordie. I was wearing shorts and t-shirt, so put my phone and keys in the little backpack she wears – it’s usually filled with plastic bags for when I go on poop patrol. 289 more words

Disability

The Haze

        Slowly, as consciousness crept over me, I heard the rough raspy voice of Steven Tyler and a twangy guitar solo. I had never heard this duet from the lead singer of Aerosmith and guitar legend Santana, but it was the first thing I heard as I awoke. 882 more words

Guide Dog

Robins home.

I’m putting a picture of Robin with this as part of my blind photography. She was able to come home today, but she’s really lethargic and tired. 91 more words

Guide Dog

I'll start explaining Saturday from the beginning.

Saturday started off with Josh and I going to the slugger Museum for a tour. That was pretty cool I’ve done it before but it was probably about 10 years ago. 930 more words

Blindness

Turning 65

Maxine Hong Kingston says in her meditation on turning sixty-five, I Love a Broad Margin to My Life, “I’m standing on top of a hill; I can see every whichway — the long way that I came, and the few places I have yet to go.” 295 more words

Aging

Dune: duplicate & phase 6

Yeah for phase 6! I had myself mentally prepared for another phase 5 this week. Sometimes when a dog jumps a phase they are in the same phase the next week. 202 more words

My Life

Office pranks

I really have enjoyed my last 3 years at Humana. I’ve met some incredible people along the way. I like to play jokes on a lot of them when I get the opportunity to do so. 538 more words

Life