What Happened to Holly Bartlett?

Word-of-mouth is a great way to receive recommendations. And it’s how I heard of the AMI podcast, What Happened to Holly Bartlett, narrated and written by Canadian journalist Maggie Rahr and produced by Ocean Entertainment. Recently, Toby Ball of the Crime Writers On… podcast mentioned it. I was interested when he said Holly Bartlett was…

Blocking the Sunlight

We left the cab and checked into our hotel in New Orleans’s Central Business District. We unlocked our door and the hardwood floors and fan-shaped bathroom tiles delighted me. After a few minutes of roaming the room as I oriented myself, I realized something unusual. Sure, I could hear next door’s TV and the furniture…

Hats On

After a long winter daffodils emerge and birds sing the sun up. I want to be outside sitting on my porch swing or taking a walk with the dogs, whatever. As soon as I get outside I remember, Oh right, I like the warmer weather, but my eyes hate the bright sunshine. Sunglasses aren’t enough….

Braille for Millennials {Seminars@Hadley podcast}

I love a good podcast. I learn while I’m working. I chuckle while doing chores. I’m entertained while sitting on the couch with the dogs. Stockton knows about my audio habit. I do have my favorites… One weekday at work, my braille instructor from Hadley called me. She invited me to be on an upcoming…

Put Fred on the Fiver

In 1989, constructed with rainbow faux-leather strips, bordered in pink and finished off with Florida! in white script, my first wallet easily caught my first-grader eyes. It carried no more than a few dollars, my Farmer’s First Bank savings account number and occasionally a soon-to-be-spent Walden’s bookstore gift certificate. That wallet kept my money safe…