Jon Q. Public’s Newest Set Of Questions

As I get ready to write this post, I realize that for each guide dog retirement, I’ve needed to write one of these. Here’s the one for Babs, and here’s the one for Trixie. Now, amazingly, I have one for Tansy…and the things people are asking are all basically new. It’s incredible how each situation …

My Last Great Hunk Of Tansy Observations

There are still a few things I wanted to write down, even though Tansy has moved on to the next chapter of her life. A few? Who am I kidding? There’s a lot here. I hope you have some time. Tansy has taught me that I haven’t spent enough time with old dogs. By the …

Diabetes-Inspired Dream Donuts?

Everybody sing. And a 1! And a 2! I just heard about Tim Horton’s dream donuts. I haven’t tried them yet, but I was curious what they’re all about and whether I should. I’m still kind of curious about them, but they remind me of the Creamy Chocolate Chill from days long ago, and the …

My Passport Got Another Stamp!

Holy crap, I took a trip! I took the plunge and took a trip. I came back on Saturday, and so far I’m not dead, so I think it was a success. Through the pandemic, I would have nightmares that I’d forgotten how to travel and didn’t pack the right supplies and failed all over …

Today’s Word Is Shake!

I am such a goof. I also know I’m totally hooked on Wordle. Last Friday, I went to play Wordle and couldn’t. I would reload the page and reload the plugin, and I would not get those magic words “Wordle screen reader extension running.” The extension still worked in Canuckle, the Wordle with Canadian-themed words, …

My First In-Person Conference Since COVID: Thoughts And Observations

Like I said, I went to my first in-person conference, and the experience was pretty nice. It was awesome to enjoy things like food and mingling with other attendees. I wasn’t sure what I was supposed to do about masks, so I usually kept it on unless I absolutely had to take it off, like …