From Four Eyes to Four Legs

My old blog has a new home!
Catch up on old news and current adventures here.

Being blind can be an adventure, and no adventure is complete without an adorable animal side-kick. Learn what it’s like to live, work, and play with a Seeing Eye dog, enter the world through my dim eyes, and follow writing updates.

Anneliese lies on a red blanket with Greta draped over her chest. Both are grinning broadly, and Anneliese’s clothes are covered in dog hair.
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Guest Post: Hi, I’m Greta! It’s My Story Too!

Hi, I’m Greta! I’m so excited to meet you all! Can we be friends, please? Right now? Are we friends yet? I love you all! Ah, I should calm down and introduce myself. I’m Greta, and I’m a Seeing Eye dog! My partner is Anneliese, and together we go on lots of adventures! Or, we used to, but…

Latest Posts

Wheelchair Womp Womp Part II: Obstacles the ADA Fails to Remove

Can you imagine living with the knowledge that something as simple as meeting a friend for lunch could put you at risk for physical injury, triggering past trauma, or the humiliation of not making it to the bathroom? Any one of those events could prevent you from returning to work for the afternoon, which would cut into your income and damage your reputation as a valuable employee.

Wheelchair Womp-Womp: The Gap Between the Americans with Disabilities Act and Accessibility

Imagine, then, how wheelchair and mobility technology has changed since this landmark law was written more than 3 decades ago. Imagine how features like motorization, carry capacity, body size accessibility, and other aspects of wheelchair and mobility aid construction must have changed. And now think about how that might change things like turning radius, the need for accessible outlets, ramp,  hallway, and doorway width requirements. What does “wheelchair-accessible’ even mean anymore?

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