Category Archives: Everyday Life

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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7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

This is an awesome article! #noregrets 1. Do ridiculous things = like diving! My first check-out dives were in the Saint Laurence in 2012, the following weekend I was diving in Miami. My favorite diving location so far is Grand … 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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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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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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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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