Category: Travel Blog


Three quesitons with a blind person part 3

Fauna the black lab guide dog wearing a st. paddies hat.

I just published part three of my series “Three questions with a blind person” Please feel free to pass this series along. I’m interested to hear what you think about this series, did I get it right? is there something you would like to share the answer to with myRead More …


Guide Dog tips – something special

With many states lifting travel restrictions, it is time to think about how you can make the transition back into traveling easier for your guide dog. Whether I am traveling across town or across the country, I always have a backpack with a few things my guide could use “justRead More …


Come see my photography!

It is with great joy that I announce the extension of my Landscapes of the Body photography exhibition through the end of the year at the Lighthouse for the Blind gallery located at 1155 Market Street in San Francisco ca. If you find yourself in San Francisco, please stop byRead More …


Thank you Hadley School for the Blind!

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A big thank you to Haldey school for the Blind for interviewing me about Amtrak travel with a guide dog. You can tune into Hadley’s Travel Talk at: https://www.hadley.edu/ I appeared on the April 23rd show and we talked about the whole process of Amtrak travel from start to finish.Read More …


Thank you Accessible Media Inc!

A big thank you to Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) and show hosts Kelly and Company for interviewing me for their radio show. You can catch the replay of their shows via podcast at: https://www.ami.ca/category/kelly-and-company Thank you for letting me spread the word about this site! Kelly and Company show onRead More …


Getting my first Guide Dog – recap

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I love to hear from my readers, and one comment I get often centers around my Guide Dog Files blog posts, where I talk about the process of getting my first guide dog. Finding the next post among all the blog entries is difficult, so I have assembled them inRead More …


Guide Dogs and social distancing

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Guide dogs are trained to be working dogs, not pets. These dogs are ready to go until they retire. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused everyone to change their daily routine, people are staying home and guides are not working nearly as much as they used to. My guide Fauna isRead More …


Visually Impaired Students play curling

For some strange reason, whenever my sighted friends hear about adaptive technology for sporting events they are amazed. Curling while visually impaired makes total sense to me.


Ideas to stay busy during the COVID-19 outbreak

Fauna the black lab guide dog wearing a st. paddies hat.

Many of us are sequestered at home (some voluntarily and some not), in an effort to quell the spread of COVID-19 – nearly all of my traveler friends have cancelled their upcoming travel and are hunkered down at home. This is a tempting time to travel with the deep discountsRead More …


Covid-19 and Travel

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As the coronavirus (covid-19) continues to spread around the world, many concerns have arisen about travel, especially with a guide dog. This blog is non-political, so don’t expect me to “bash” the current administration for their effectiveness in dealing with this virus. Instead, I would like to share with myRead More …


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