The Amazon Echo


The Amazon Echo is a new kind of smart computer, that is controlled by your voice. It was launched in 2014 but has now really caught on. It is housed in a black tube. You use it by talking to it, like Siri on an iPhone. The word to wake the Echo, it’s called the […]

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Poem on Blindness


  Written by IlanaRei Goss I’m currently working full time as a psychotherapist for the LGBT community in Jamaica Plain (a suburb of Boston Mass).  I’m also a writer, knitter and cook.  Going blind has not changed the big picture of my life, just the small details of how to do certain things, and I […]

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Introducing Christian Thaxton


  This is the first of a series of  posts  from Christian about his loss of vision, and  how he went from a high school baseball  star in Duncan Oklahoma to where he is today. Hello! My name is Christian Thaxton. I’m a 22 year old, low-vision college student and former college baseball player. While […]

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Blooms With Meaning


Where I work we recently purchased four lovely bronze planters that presently  stand outside the doors to the Carroll Center Tech building with full lush ’mums in them. Soon enough, these will die back as winter arrives.   Not wanting to see those planters empty, I purchased spring blooming bulbs and relocated the planters from outside […]

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