Category Archives: Deafness

My blog turns 5 today!

5 years ago I launched my blog. My original thoughts behind this blog would be to help people understand my deafness and perhaps, a little deafness education. (see #5) As I  was reflecting this morning on what to write, I … Continue reading

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Walker – Reflections on death

It has been one year since you crossed over the Rainbow Bridge and not a day goes by that I don’t think of you. It was difficult during the first little while. I kept seeing you everywhere, almost like your … Continue reading

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Hearing aid woes

My right Oticon hearing aid stopped working yesterday…all of a sudden I could hear…tock, tock, tock in my ear. I knew that didn’t sound right, so I took it out and did my best to trouble-shooting the issue…I blew in … Continue reading

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World Hello Day

Today is the 45th annual World Hello day! Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace! You can view letters from people ALL over the World, participating … Continue reading

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Goodbye buddy!

Walker 20 March 2002 – 27 October 2017 Today I said good-bye to my very best buddy. Walker and I have been together since September 27, 2003. For those who don’t know, Walker was my Hearing Ear dog (retired) from … Continue reading

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A little Kindness…goes a long way!

My friend Marcey posted this picture on Facebook the other day and it made me think about how a simple gesture can make a difference in someone’s day . That same day I was talking on the phone with a colleague … Continue reading

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2017 Pet Valu walk for Dog guides

This years walk is September 24, 2017 and the donation link is live: https://www.walkfordogguides.com/locations/walker.cfm?ID=3388&EventID=1209

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Home Sweet Home

There is no place like home! Home can mean many things but is certainly not limited to a physical location. Home is where you spend time with those you love and cherish…Home is family.  To me,  Home is also where … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring!

Here’s to warmer weather and hopefully no more snow!

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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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