This past weekend, I had the opportunity to help Nick learn to ski…never mind Nick is a 12-year old boy who is blind. Check out the video and you will hear Nick’s dad is as excited as Wendy and me as Nick takes a pass down the lake. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCJGMIeuNSI
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Good Luck Mystery!
Taylor took a one-second video all 376 days we had Mystery our second Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) puppy-in-training. The video shows pictures of Mystery from 10 weeks old about 15 months old. Mystery is back at GDB starting guide dog training. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twK_sf1kZ1A
Over 100 of my Anadarko co-workers who attended a Lunch & Learn where me and my family presented our experiences while using a guide dog and raising a puppy-in-training for a guide dog school were given a bag of Belly Flops. It took over 25 pounds of Belly Flops to create the individual bags. About … Continue reading Belly Flops
Aira At Work
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
Omega Return Trip
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.
HerWorld Energy Conference
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