Author Archives: ottawadeafgirl

Then & Now: Happy Retirement Walker

I wanted to take a moment and talk about Walker’s retirement this year. Walker is my Hearing Ear Dog guide from Lions Foundation of Canada Dogguides. He just retired earlier this year after 13 years of service! When I first … Continue reading

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CLOSING 2015

One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go through. Closing cycles, … Continue reading

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Beautiful day = Beautiful results

Thank you to everyone that came out to the walk and also those that sponsored me in this year’s Purina Walk for Dogguides 2015. It was an absolutely gorgeous day and it was so nice to reconnect with some of … Continue reading

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Purina Walk for Dog Guides – Sept 27th

Walker (my Hearing Ear dog) and I will take part in the Purina walk for Dog guides on September 27th, 2015 . We have participated in this walk many times and look forward to meeting new people and their Guide dogs … Continue reading

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Captiview at the Movies

Tonight I was finally able to enjoy a big theatre experience with captioning! We went to see The Monument Men at Cineplex Southkeys and I was thrilled to be able to watch the movie with captioning. You see, when I … Continue reading

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Flash Alerts

I recently inherited an iPhone from my daughter and was having a look at all the accessibility features when I stumbled across LED flash for alerts. Just like my home alerting system when you turn on LED flash for alerts … Continue reading

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Traveling Safety tips

I was reading my friend Edwards blog today and thought I would share this valuable information.  Having been in a full-fledged house fire at the age of 12, I am well aware of the dangers of fire and am always … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas time is always a very happy time for me. I love spending time with my family and extended family. On boxing day we are all gathering at my home to spend the day together. It’s really nice to be … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medecine

A friend was celebrating his 50th birthday and we were invited to join him, along with a bunch of friends for an evening at Absolute Comedy on Preston street. We had no idea who was headlining, but we sure had some … Continue reading

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Michèle’s Helpdesk

I was at a customer appreciation evening  tonight hosted by my realtor Adam Mills @ottawaishome. As I was handing out business cards and trying to drum up business,  I got into a conversation about computers. Did you know support for … Continue reading

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