On June 3, I explained how I used Aira to assist learning new routes when walking with Subi and demonstrated the Aira service. Aira Agent, Lauren, makes a cameo appearance during the presentation. I also use Aira to read my computer screen and documents containing graphics and pictures that my screen reader cannot decode. From … Continue reading Aira At Work
A co-worker found an article about me in an old magazine that was internally published by Anadarko back in December 2002. The text of the article is below, but first a few updates: The child we were expecting was a girl, who is 16 now. I currently have very limited light perception and use screen … Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Check out the video my daughter, Taylor, made back in May 2018 showing Omega’s return trip to the GDB campus in Boring, Oregon. The video is added here to introduce a lunch and learn I plan to present at Anadarko in early June.
On March 7 and 8, I attended the HerWorld Energy Conference along with nine female co-workers. The following was taken from the website for the event. "HerWorld is proud to boast the contribution of women and minorities in energy. Seeing is believing. For us it’s not about talking about diversity, it’s about socializing energy by tapping the … Continue reading HerWorld Energy Conference
On January 3, 2019, I started working with my 5th guide dog. Subi is a 2-year-old female Fidelco German Shepherd. During the In-community Placement, the Fidelco placement specialist, Pete, worked with Subi and me for two weeks around my house and office. Subi and I are working well together and plan to pass the six-month … Continue reading Introducing Subi
While doing some much needed maintenance on this site, I noticed a few posts needed to be deleted as many 10 year old links no longer worked. I kept the 7/27/2009 Special Thanks post and want to take this time to say Thank You again to all of you mentioned in that post. Many … Continue reading Here We Go Again
All Play and No Work Would Make Mike Royal Broke Fortunately, my job with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in The Woodlands, Texas allows me some flexibility to train and the cash flow to compete. Most of my work can be accomplished using my laptop. This allows me to arrive late or leave a bit early one … Continue reading Story from Anadarko
Finally, finally, finally...It took me 20 years to make a team that will represent the United States at an international competition. Putting this site together reminded me of the many people that have helped me along the way. A Special thank you goes out to my family and friends for putting up with my never … Continue reading Special Thanks