The Amazon Echo

On the left of the image is  the circular black top of the Echo, with a blue-green light around the rim. On the right is the side view of the black tube.

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

IlanaRei is on the right side of the photo. She is holding her big, dark-colored cat.

  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

Christian , his parents and his younger brother Connor in June this year.

  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

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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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