Friday, June 15, 2018

All in a day's work: Devices and devices


There are devices and then there are devices.  Those that are extremely accessible and usable and those that are not so accessible and usable.  Then there are those that are not at all accessible or usable for me as a vision-impaired person.

There are devices that come with well-written manuals in an electronic or Braille format and then there are those that only come with a print manual. Same for all instructions.

So, which is my favorite?  It is the device that includes easy to follow, friendly tutorials, electronic documentation, and if there is Braille then this is a nice to have bonus.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

A challenge for me: Discovering when the head of the toothbrush is worn out


I know that the head of those cordless toothbrushes usually has a bright blue stripe and that when the head is worn out the blue stripe fades into oblivion.  However, for me as a vision-impaired person, it is next to impossible to see this.

So, I have discovered another way and here it is.  When the head is brand new, the toothbrush makes a loud and vibrant sound but as the head starts to wear down, this sound gets less and less noisy.

I have proven this to myself through some observing and I know this to be true as I checked with my mom during my observing.  I am just happy that I can figure this one out so that I don't need to depend on sighted assistance to tell me.

Additionally, the toothbrush gets progressively slower in its strength.  So, there is another indicator.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tons of fun and memories for a lifetime: Shoe box shopping with Sue


I will honestly tell you that next to making up boxes of clothes at Thanksgiving to give to the less fortunate, this is probably my favorite thing to do.    You see, it not only gives me the opportunity to shop for toys for those kids far away in Eastern Europe, it also gives me a chance to relive my childhood.

So, for the past 4 years my friend, Sue, and I have gone to the Dollar Store to fill our shoe boxes with toys for the kids.  I had been doing this long before I met Sue but she, like me, really also enjoys doing this.

So, off we go on the chosen day and we fill one box for a little girl and another for a little boy.  We fill our boxes with all kinds of things: from tiny dolls and tea sets and things for a girl's hair to crayons and balls and cars for the boy.

It is probably one of the most fulfilling days for me.  I simply love doing this.  My imagination races as we walk up and down the aisles. But most importantly, I get to enrich the dreams of some unknown kids, wherever they are!

The colors remain in my memory bank and feeling the shapes is so refreshing to me now that I can barely see anything.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

A snapshot memory: Remembering Edwards Gardens with Linda


It was a cool spring morning when Linda and I went walking through Edwards Gardens in Toronto.  The air was fresh and clean.  The sun was nice and warm and we could hear the birds calling to each other.

We strolled leisurely through the Gardens, listening to nature as we walked and chatting amiably.  I could hear woodchucks.  I could smell the perfume of the flowers and I especially enjoyed listening to the fast-flowing rivers whenever we crossed bridges.

The paths were crowded with others out for the same reason as us.   Everyone seemed to be enjoying the same things, wonderful weather and communicating with Mother Nature.  Everyone seemed so intent on soaking up everything that Edwards Gardens had to offer that day.

What a lovely memory for me and I was sure glad that Linda took the time to spend the day with me.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

So long ago but never to forget: The gardens in Montreal with Bernice and Harold


This is probably one of my most delightful memories of Bernice and Harold. Bernice was my economics professor at Concordia University in Montreal and ours was a very special friendship.

Bernice went out of her way to befriend me when I was her student and our friendship grew to include her husband, Harold.  We went so many places and the Botanical Gardens in Montreal was just one of them.

On a bright, sunny, summer Saturday the three of us visited these marvelous gardens.  Bernice and Harold and I walked around for several hours and simply took the time to explore and discover.

We walked among the colourful flower beds that were overflowing with all kinds of flowers.  We enjoyed the beautiful weather and simply soaked up the ambiance.  We saw so many different things, ranging from fast-flowing brooks where kids were playing in the cool water with their boats and canoes, to couples walking hand in hand, young boys playing soccer and baseball, and toddlers being driven around by their parents and older siblings.

Such a gorgeous day with such very special people; I shall never forget Bernice and Harold.  They have both passed on now and I thank them both for having come into my life.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A cherished memory: The Botanical Gardens in Trinidad


As I write this I can still vividly remember so many wonderful childhood memories of times spent frolicking with my family in these Botanical Gardens.   How well I remember running and playing with my siblings and cousins.  Playing ball with my parents.  Running and chasing our beautiful dog, Yella.  Walking along the various paths, riding the scooter, and so much more.

I always used to cherish those times when my parents would tell us that we were going to the Gardens and then I would race to get ready.  It was almost always a family outing with my parents, brothers, and granny getting into the family's car.  We often went there on late evenings but there were the morning outings, as well.

Then, whenever my cousins came over to spend time, my parents would take us to the Gardens.  Yella often came, as well, but sometimes we left her at home and I can tell you that she was not a happy dog!

Those wonderful fragrances of blooming flowers, birds singing in the trees, lush green grass and laughter of other kids around us shall forever remain in my mind.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Well done, Microsoft: The Microsoft number


I am really happy that Microsoft has a phone number that someone who is vision-impaired can call into.  It sure helps and staff here are able to remotely log in to one's computer and help solve problems.

For the most part, support technicians are very helpful and well trained. They know their stuff but every now and then they may seem to falter.  I know that with time they will improve and I can only congratulate Microsoft for doing this.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

A great resource: Using the Apple phone number


This is one phone number that is always close at hand for me.  It is the phone number for the Apple support line and I have to say that the call takers on this line really know their stuff.

They are very thorough, polite, respectful, and are always willing to go beyond the call of duty.  They do not seem to be inhibited or uncomfortable in the least when dealing with me as a vision-impaired person.  There is so much that other companies can learn from these fine folks.

They know their products.  They are superbly trained.  Their phone manners are beyond the call of duty.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Happy childhood memories: How the tiny toys helped me


So, what am I referring to today?  Well, they are the toys that belonged to my twin brother, Jeffrey, and I have such great memories of playing with them. Jeffrey allowed me to play with his tiny cars, trucks, buses and vans, and planes, boats, and soldiers.

In those days I had enough vision to see the colors of all of his toys and I remember not having too much difficulty identifying the various vehicles.  I used to drive them around on Mom's carpet and then I would pretend all kinds of things.  I would even take the toy soldiers and line them up ready for battle.

Some of my favorite tiny toys included the news van, the flat bed truck, the model Mercedes, and oh yes!  The red ship and the yellow boat.  I also loved the jeeps with the spare tire at the back.

I firmly believed that having been able to feel the shapes of these tiny toys fully enabled me to identify them by sight when I received my functional vision years later.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Memories of good old England: Easter in England


Looking back on this particular time, I can honestly say that it was one of the finest experiences for me.  I had the opportunity to learn so much more about my religion.  I got to understand and learn so much more about the meaning of Good Friday and I was privileged to have been able to take part in those special Easter celebrations.

The nuns at the Grange were very kind to Celia and me.  They included us in all of their events and we were treated so very well.  It was a quiet time but I truly loved it and I am grateful for having had this opportunity.

The weather was a typical British springtime and the temps were just right. The birds were singing and the flowers smelled so heavenly.

We got more Easter eggs than we ever hoped for, from Uncle Lance and Georgie to Pat Quinn, Miss Chambers, and the nuns! I shall always remember!

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thank you cousin Susan: Making mats from palm leaves


Looking back on this now it was something very special to me because I was just a child then, probably around six or seven years old.

It was cousin Susan who taught me and she was so very patient then and such a good teacher.  She painstakingly showed me how to place the leaves and then to weave them in and out of the spaces.  The first few tries were difficult and cousin Susan was not daunted by my lack of sight.

I did learn how to do it and she was so encouraging; constantly egging me on and congratulating me each time I did something right.  We sat on a bench facing each other and she and I spent so many wonderful hours together.

Cousin Susan was older than me and treated me like her little sister.  We went for walks together and she taught me a bit of Spanish and she always made sure that I went swimming among the rocks.

Great memories for a lifetime.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A very important part of my life: How the apparatus helped me


These were different learning tools that our teachers at primary school used to help us learn so many things. I personally thank my beloved teacher, Mrs. Mondey, for having introduced them to me.

There were the boards where we had to fit the right shapes into the right grooves.  Boards where we had to count the holes in the pieces of plastic and then fit them over the matching holes.  Pegs that we used to make Braille letters.  Blocks, Legos, and one of my favorites!  A board where we had to fit the right printed letters into the right grooves.  There was no way that we could either think of cheating or even get away with not matching things.  Oh no!  Everything had to be precise and perfect.

Then there were the pieces of apparatus that we used to build things. Apparatus that were meant to help us strengthen our fingers.  Village sets where we used components to create villages.  Little train sets, step builders, fitting mini barrels into each other based on size, and so much more.

Images of these pieces still dance vividly in my mind whenever I let them. These were such happy memories and there was so much more to go along with these pieces of apparatus.  The games that Mrs. Mondey devised, playing shop every Friday, and the mini competitions that she devised for us to remain engaged and active.

We were extremely fortunate to have had her as a teacher and I shall forever remember her!

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Funny and humorous: The mystery of the tamarind seeds


I can tell you that this specific experience still gives me a chuckle each time I think about it.  I'll do my best here to reproduce it.

I had just finished eating a tamarind ball and had gathered the seeds in my hand but then I was too lazy to leave my chair and put them in the garbage.

Soon enough I was falling asleep in my chair and I must have put my clenched hand with the seeds in it close to my left cheek.  Some time later I woke up and felt something on my cheek.

I brushed them away and my first reaction was that they were some kind of insect.  So what did I do?  I called for Mom's help and soon enough she solved the mystery!

No insect!  Just the tamarind seeds that fell out of my clenched hand and onto my cheek.  I woke up to feel them and brushed them away! My smile for the day!

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

A challenge for me: What does my haircut look like?

This is where I need to be totally dependent on what others tell me. I counter this with depending on the ones who I trust to tell me: Mom, my sister-in-law Gayle, and very close friends.

Although I trust my hairdresser, Sophie, I am always anxious that she may not always do as I want and sometimes in her attempt to do good she may stray a bit.

It is extremely difficult for someone who is blind or vision impaired to know exactly how they look after a haircut. They cannot see themselves in a mirror and I, as a vision-impaired person, cannot use my sense of touch alone to help me.

I can certainly feel the length of my hair but it is never quite enough. Just another challenge for me to deal with.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

It sure made me laugh despite being frustrating: When my rack of clothes fell


I need not tell you how very upset, unhappy, and anxious I was the day that my rack of clothes fell and I can only say thank God that Mom and Nick, my Super, were there to help me.

The one thing which I believe saved me from going off the track was that my clothes were all arranged in logical order, according to me, so it was not too difficult to put them back in their rightful spots.

Nick was very good when it came to making sure that everything was done correctly.  He made sure to strengthen the brackets holding up the rack and then he even offered to help put back my clothes.

Here is where Mom came in.  She patiently helped me to rearrange and she checked to make sure that I had done everything correctly.  What a day and good thing that it does not happen very often.

For someone with little vision it is so important to be able to know where things are.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

My friend forever: Boyo is still in my heart


He was my favourite dog: gentle but social, a bit of a coward but so very loyal.  I loved him the minute he was born; he was my darling Boyo.

As a puppy he was mine.  As a full grown dog he was the same.  He lived with Granny but I never lost my bond with him.  Boyo was always the preferred one and I think that he knew this.

I remembering rushing home from school to play with him when he was a puppy and then always having him beside me whenever we went to the beach.  We played in the sea, ran on the beach, and had such fun in the house.

I was never able to see what he really looked like but when I received my functional vision, his was one of the first pictures that Mom showed me.  I never got to meet him after gaining my vision because he passed away before I could.

Boyo, my dearest, I shall forever remember your bark, your soft fur and your large head.  Your ability to always make me smile!

Don't go anywhere!  I'll see you some day and we'll once more be together! Until we meet again!

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Precious childhood memories: Remembering Maracas Bay


Oh, beautiful Maracas Bay!  How could I ever forget you?  With a beach so sandy and air as fresh as a breeze in a bottle?  I'll never forget you!

How well I remember those family outings to see you!  The cold sea water lapping against my body and then swimming with Dad and my brothers beyond the high breakers!  Then I would sit in the surf and there the family would dig in the sand for clams, which were so large.

So many times I would share happy moments with Granny, who was always content to sit in the surf and let the waves roll over her.   Mom preferred to remain on the beach, watching over us and reading her magazines.

On many occasions Mom and Granny packed a sumptuous lunch for us and we would either sit in the car with the doors opened or stand around eating, drinking, and enjoying each other's company.

Our days at Maracas Bay were filled with such memorable moments.  It was always an all-day affair and at the end of it we would return home refreshed but tired and just dying to go to bed.

I thank my parents and Granny for having made all of this so very possible!

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

So near and dear to me: Collecting clothes for my Thanksgiving box


I have to admit that this is probably one of my most favourite things to do and I do this at around the time of our Canadian Thanksgiving.

I am always so very happy when I am able to choose exactly what I wish to part with and now all I need to do is to ask Mom to review my choices.  This she does and together I pick out my clothes, she reviews my choices, and then we pack them away neatly and carefully in a box.

Next, I tape up the box and then we put it aside for Nick, our Super, to take to the clothes depot.   Then Mom does her thing and after both of our boxes are securely packed and taped, our Thanksgiving deed is complete.

I know that our clothes will be received by very worthy recipients and this really makes me very happy.  We have been doing this for at least the last decade and beyond.  In addition to giving I also get one last chance before giving away to remember my clothes.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

I'm just so very proud: The gingerbread house


This is probably one of the most difficult pottery projects that I have done and I am just so proud of it.  I completed it just after Christmas 2017 and now my friend, Sue, is decorating it for me with all of the handmade candy ornaments that I also made at pottery.

The Life Savers are in colors of red, yellow, and green and I made Kisses and candy canes to decorate the house, as well.  There is a chimney, a really great roof, and even a door and windows.  I can't wait for Sue to complete the finishing touches.

This is what I like about pottery: the ability to create and complete.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

She is just so refreshing: My new knitting teacher


She is bubbly and she is simply a going concern.  She is exciting and she is a people's person.  Her name is Rochelle and since October 2017 I have been continuing my knitting lessons with her.

She came to me after my previous teacher, Robbie, left his post at The Purple Purl knitting shop and took another job.  It was Robbie who recommended her to me.

I feel that I need to re-commit myself to my knitting as I have not spent enough time with it and I am committed to doing just that.  I am going to spend more time concentrating on what I need to do in order to be a good knitter.

Last Christmas I won a knitting basket in a raffle and then Robbie sent me a ball of wool with which to make a hat.  So I am on my way.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advisor, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Exercising my imagination: Synchronizing the colors


This is something that I continue to do and I believe that it all has to do with the fact that having had functional vision until 2004, I was able to see colors. Now, each time I encounter an object, especially if it is new, I go through the process of synchronizing the color to the object.

Colors shall forever remain in my mind.  Roses will forever be red, skies forever blue, floating clouds always white, and sunrises and sunsets forever yellow and pink, respectively.

I have found this to be a terrific reference point for me because each time I encounter new objects I am able to quickly put color to object.  Most times I ask what color something is and after being told I do the synchronization. But if I do not know, then I put my own color to the new object and this sure helps me to cope.

I try to have fun doing it and most times it puts a smile on my face. Truth be told, though, it also often makes me sad because it makes me realize how much I miss being able to see color.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advisor, wishing you a terrific day.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

A great addition: My new exercise device


At first glance you probably won't really know what it is but if you take the time to give it a second look you would be amazed to learn more.

It is called Wonder Arms and it is supposed to tone up the muscles of one's arms and with my continuing shoulder problem it is exactly what the doctor has ordered for me.

It works like this:  You place your arms across its length and fit the upper part of your arm into the grooves on both sides.  Then you begin to pull from side to side, working against the resistance of the thick elastic bands that are located in the inside of this nifty little device.

The device itself is simple in construction, made of hard plastic and elastic bands.  It is easy to move around, light in weight, and sits on my dining room counter.  I use it whenever I have a moment and it really does not take that long for me to complete my daily exercise.  Moreover, it is helping my shoulder!

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Conquering a bit of technology: Fixing my air globe


I can certainly laugh about it now and truth be told I did enjoy this little experience a few weeks ago.

It was a Saturday morning when I started to do my weekly house cleaning and I noticed that my air globe was not working.  I unplugged it and took the globe to my kitchen counter leaving the adapter behind.  Upon examination of the globe itself I did not find anything wrong with it so I went back to retrieve the adapter and bring it to the kitchen counter.

I started methodically: first to examine the part of the adapter that goes into a socket and then to work my way upwards to the connector that goes into the globe itself.  It did not take me very long to find the culprit.

Bingo!  It was the connector, and the two tiny parts that need to fit snugly into each other in order to enable power to flow through the entire adapter to the globe.  You can't imagine how relieved I felt and awfully proud of myself.

In just a few minutes I had become a self-made Ms Fixit!  And now I was ready to take on the rest of the world!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advisor, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Great excitement: My yellow cell phone


For anyone who knows me well enough, they will easily tell you that the color yellow has always been my favorite.  So, when I found out that my cell phone was yellow, nothing could have been more pleasing to me.  Except for this!  I never knew that it was yellow until months later after I had bought it.

It sure made me smile because if anyone had asked me to describe my poor old cell phone, I would have been hard put to tell them what color it was. However, my saving grace could have been that my cell phone's screen had dots on it.

Just another funny experience for me.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Cherished times: The playing cards


I still have memories of those childhood playing cards when I used to play with my brother, cousins, and Dad.  For me there was Braille on them so that I could play and then there were the special ones that my beloved Tanta Julie bought for me when she went on her trip to the United States.

The backs of those cards were red and I guarded and protected them so vigorously.  The only time that I played with them was when I was involved in games with the others.  Otherwise they stayed safely tucked away in my toys' cupboard.

Fast forward to so many years later and I seem to have lost track of them. They probably disappeared from my grasp without my even knowing it.  It sure bothers me that I cannot even remember what happened to them.

I have since had several other sets of playing cards. Some were bought at stores that sell stuff for the blind and vision-impaired while there was one particular set where my cousin, Brenda, helped me to put Braille on them thus making them available for me to play with.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

A funny experience: What color were my shoes?


Every now and then my very meticulous system of organizing has a bit of a glitch.  That is, the organizing of my clothes closets.  I am used to it but the important thing is for me to catch it before I leave my home.

That was the case a few months ago when I went to fetch a pair of shoes from my shoe rack and I just could not remember what color my shoes were.  Good thing that Mom was there to rescue me from a minor disaster.

I am never afraid to ask her for help and she is always so very ready to be of assistance. So what I thought were black shoes were actually tan shoes.

It is a good thing that we both have a great sense of humor.  It sure helps at moments like these.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

My beloved Sears forever: I'll never forget Sears


This crown jewel of the Canadian retail landscape may have closed its doors forever but I can tell you, my beloved Sears, I'll never forget you.

I spent so many wonderful shopping days in your stores in Montreal and Toronto and I bought all kinds of things from you.  From furniture to exercise equipment and from pots and pans to sheets and comforters to bathroom fixtures to kitchenware.  Everything was so good.

I even bought dolls at Christmas time, a Christmas tree with all of the ornaments, a doll cabinet, and so much more.  I also bought clothes and shoes, slippers, and fall and winter jackets and coats.

It was always so enjoyable to shop at your stores.  Even my mom used to enjoy visiting you.  She and I would spend endless hours shopping, walking, and simply loitering in your facilities.

Now you are gone but you will never be forgotten!  You were part of my life and you will continue to be but now it has to be in my memory!

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Just a wonderful sales person: Working with Maria to choose a new suit


In the fall of 2017, I had a very enjoyable shopping experience when Mom and I visited the Laura Petite's store at the Eglinton Square Mall in Scarborough, Ontario.

There we met a wonderful sales lady named Maria who spent the next hour helping me to carefully choose a very special suit for a very special occasion.

Maria was extremely meticulous.  She took her time to explain everything to me about this suit, every minute detail and how it looked and why she felt that it would be the one for this very special occasion.

After almost an hour, Mom and I walked out of the store with a large suit bag.  It contained Maria's suggestion and we were both extremely pleased and impressed with Maria's suggestion and attention to detail.

It is always so very important to me, as a vision-impaired person, whenever I can find a salesperson who understands how to communicate with me, how to explain things and show me things. Thank you, Maria.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Enjoying my time: Megan's description of onstage action


I am always so delighted whenever I can sit next to someone who is only too willing to explain what is happening on stage to me.  And this was the case at a conference in late September 2017.

My table companion, Megan, did a superb job of describing everything to me. The scene was one of teens depicting several different scenes of their peers in various situations.

These situations included peers rejecting each other, turning their backs on each other, asking their fellow peers to include them in social activities, and so on.  I truly enjoyed Megan's descriptions and at the end of it all this particular session was much more valuable to me.

Now that I can no longer see what's happening on stage it is always a luxury for me to be able to know. 

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

A refreshing experience: Description of a new building


It is always very interesting to me whenever I am in a situation where I ask someone to describe a new building to me.  Of course, a picture is worth a thousand words and this means that no two persons would ever describe a building in exactly the same way.

This is what happened in September 2017 when I attended a conference in Ottawa and I had the luxury of having several persons describe a building to me.  I knew from the outset that this would happen so I was ready.

I took all of the descriptions and went to work to take a piece from here and one from there and by the time I was finished I was able to put together a reasonable picture for myself.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

A wonderful experience: Great volunteers


There are volunteers and then there are volunteers and this is what I discovered in September 2017 when I attended a conference hosted by the Canadian Human Rights Commission in Ottawa.

Each volunteer that I interacted with was definitely a cut above the best! They were well-trained when it came to rendering assistance to me as a vision-impaired person.  They communicated so well, offered assistance beyond the call of duty, and certainly helped to make my time spent at the conference a pleasurable and memorable one.

We need more of this type of volunteer to help improve communications between persons with disabilities and the sighted world.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advisor, wishing you a terrific day.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Just another new experience: An unexpected challenge at a hotel


As a regular traveler I often have the pleasure of staying at hotels that range from excellent to very good to good but with some glitches.

This is what happened to me a few months ago in 2017.  After entering my room I discovered that there was a problem.  No, not with the room but with the elevators.

You see, the very nice service desk attendant had just escorted me to my room but when we took the elevator up he told me that not all of the elevators had access to the same floors.  Some only went as high as #6 for instance, others went as far as #12, and the rest went to the penthouse suites.

In addition, there was no way for me, as a vision-impaired person, to know which elevator went to which floors. What to do?

Well, the quickest solution was for me to ask for assistance each time I needed to get to and from my room but that was not an ideal solution.  In addition, there were no Braille labels on the buttons, just raised large print.

I found it to be a very strange way, indeed, and I can only hope that this hotel finds a way to fix this.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Just another interesting challenge: The salad is not my friend


I'll tell you very honestly!  Whenever I eat outside of the comfort of my home, I do my best to avoid those overloaded salad bowls with large slices of everything in them.

You see, those large slices, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, or anything else for that matter, often create challenges for someone who is blind or vision-impaired.  It is difficult for us to control our forks in a very limited space, this being our salad bowls.

It is difficult for us to avoid spilling our salads onto the table and not knowing how large a slice really is, we often have to deal with uncertainty. Sure, we can estimate the size of a slice with our forks but when the slice is too large we need to cut it and here is where the challenge arises.

For me, I do my best to avoid these slices.  I often decline the salad if I know beforehand that it contains large slices.  Just my way of dealing with salads.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Not my favorite moments: Bees around me


This is what happened several times during the late summer of 2017.  First I would be walking along, and then!  Those unwanted bees would come buzzing around me.

The thing is that I never knew that they were there until I was told.  I did not really hear them buzzing and then, when I was told, I simply froze.

There is nothing worse for me than not knowing when these little terrors come near me.  Yes, I realize that they bring us honey, but no!  I simply do not like them coming so close to me!  Especially when I cannot see them approaching!

I really do not appreciate being stung unexpectedly.  However, there is nothing that I can do to fix this!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advisor, wishing you a terrific day.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

An interesting experience: Feeling the crow


I had a very interesting experience in the fall of 2017. My friend Gabriella and I took Mom shopping to buy some Christmas decorations and on our way into the store Mom saw an artificial crow and proceeded to introduce me to it.

What an experience. I can tell you that I did not really relish the feeling when I explored this poor crow.

It felt very uncomfortable to my touch, but you know what?  I was sure glad that I got to feel it because I was able to add a new image to my memory bank.  I never really got to see what a crow looked like when I had functional vision so this was great for me.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

This shall linger forever in my mind: Mom's special birthday


It was so very special for Mom and it was a time when I got to enjoy the celebration with everyone describing everything to me. On a previous special birthday I had enough functional vision to see what was going on, but not this time.

That did not hinder my enjoyment. I used my imagination to picture the entire birthday dinner. We took Mom to a lovely upscale restaurant and Martha took pictures with her iPhone.

I could tell that Mom ate with much gusto and really enjoyed herself.  She received flowers from the family and as I stood by while she received them at home, I pictured my mom with one of the biggest smiles on her face!

Thanks to my imagination and having had functional vision previously, I can still follow along and enjoy.

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Happy times: Downtown with Brian and Debra


Ah, yes!  The things we do when we are kids and I have no regrets.

It was a great day in December and we were on Christmas vacation and my friend, Debra, and my cousin, Brian, decided all by themselves that they would take me on my very first trip downtown.  They were bound and determined to let me experience what it was like to go downtown to the crowded stores at Christmas time.

So off we went; we were dropped off at a store called Excellent Trading and Debra's mom was standing outside waiting for us.  Debra arrived and then she and Brian walked with me along the busy sidewalks.

These two daring kids took their time with me, making sure that no one bumped into me while at the same time describing everything to me as we walked.  We went into some of the stores and they showed me different things.

I will admit that at no time was I afraid because I knew that both Brian and Debra would take good care of me and this they did.  We spent about three wonderful hours in town and returned home with all kinds of Christmas goodies and some toys.

A blessed day to remember forever.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Such treasured times: Saturday shopping with Char and Ray


I never knew what to expect but each time I went shopping with Char and Ray it turned out to be a unique experience.  Char was always up for an adventure and her husband, Ray, never disappointed us.

We went anywhere and everywhere.  We would first eat a quick breakfast and then it was off to conquer the world!  We went record shopping where we almost always came away with something.  The record stores were always crowded with record seekers and Char and I would go from rack to rack where she would read me the names of the various artists and I would get to choose what I wanted.

Then we would visit the clothes shops and take time to examine the sweat shirts and jeans.

Sometimes we would go to the hockey shops at the Montreal Forum and this was probably one of my favorite haunts.  We bought cards, sweat shirts, and even jackets.  Sometimes we would buy mugs and other memorabilia.

Our jaunts down St. Catherine's Street were priceless memories.  Char and Ray would walk on each side of me, with me hanging on to Char's arm.  We walked leisurely and as we did Ray would tell us what each store was selling.  Sometimes we would go into the store to explore but at other times we would bypass them and keep walking.

Finally, at around 1 pm or so, we would find a nice family restaurant and there we would locate a booth at the back of the restaurant where we would sit and enjoy our lunch.  Then it would be back home to go over our loot.

Ah, yes!  Such precious memories!

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A cherished childhood memory: Memories at the market


I always remember when we were taken to the market by our grade school teacher, Mr. Dalip.  It was a glorious December morning and he felt that it was time to take my classmates, Trevor and Cecelia, and me to the market for a bit of an outing.

So, off we went in his little blue car.  We drove down to the San Juan market from our school and as we entered I remember being greeted by smells of veggies, fruits, and other smells that I could not easily identify.

Trevor and Cecelia had much more vision than me but that was just okay with me as they both described things to me and Mr. Dalip was only too excited to do the same.  As we walked along, vendors greeted us and when they realized that we kids were visually impaired, they went out of their way to be extra kind to us.

They let us touch and examine their produce.  They gave us all kinds of things, and one of them even lifted me into the air and spun me around.

You could tell that Christmas was in the air because everyone seemed to be in such a great mood.  They were singing, laughing, greeting each other, and just having a great time.

Ah, yes!  Memories of the market forever!

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Friday, March 9, 2018

A new experience: When the bank changed


It was quite an experience for me when, in the late spring of 2017, the Royal Bank branch at the Bridlewood Mall began renovating its facilities.  For so many years I had been used to the layout, so when I was told what was happening I had to develop a new way to navigate my favorite branch.

I had always been able to visualize this branch's facilities because I had been able to see what it looked like when I had enough vision.  Now it would be different and I would need to depend on others to describe things to me.

My mom and my friends, Sue and Gabriella, have done a masterful job at filling me in and the staff have been so good at helping me out.  However, it is not quite the same when someone else describes things to you.

Remember now, a picture is worth a thousand words and no two people describe things to you in the same way.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

A constant challenge: When noise confuses me


This is probably one of the biggest daily challenges for me: too much noise around simply throws me off track.  So knowing this enables me to deal with confusion more effectively.

In short, too much noise around confuses me, makes me anxious, and sometimes I even panic.  When this happens I need to stop for a few minutes, remove myself from the center of the noise, and find a quiet spot to stop and think.

Now that I have precious little vision, I depend more heavily on my sense of hearing and when my hearing becomes cluttered with too much noise then everything goes into what I call mix-up mode.

Being aware of this enables me to avoid this more often than not but I can tell you that there are times when I simply cannot avoid it and I need to do the best that I can.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A very interesting cat: Rico's walks


What more can I say about this very unique little cat?  In short:  He is a loner at heart but he sure does not seem to mind being all by himself in our large yard.

Now that I can no longer see, I need to depend on Mom to fill me in. She tells me everything about him.  That is, whenever she sees him around. 

He walks across our yard, tall and proud.  He chases dry leaves, tries to catch the birds, and oh yes!  He often catches a poor unsuspecting lizard.

Rico is not the biggest of cats but Mom says that he is a good-looking boy.  He has many friends, that is, the human kind. Truth be told, he also seems to have other cat friends who often visit him at night. 

He seems to be the boss as we really do not hear any squabbling going on. No fights, no arguing among friends. 

That's my Rico!  Alone on his walks and not at all in the least bothered.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Friday, March 2, 2018

I shall always remember you: Oh my beloved church


You will forever remain in my heart and my mind!  You were the one that my parents took me to when I was growing up!  You were the one that stood tall and proud! You were the one that we went to every Sunday morning!

Oh, how I used to love to  listen to your bells, sit in your pews, and listen as the priest preached his weekly sermon.  The people around me were so very welcoming and accommodating.

That was my beloved Church, Sacred Heart!

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

My heart belongs: This is my home


My home is not my roots!  My home lies far away from my roots and I thank God every day for my home! 

My home is Canada!  A country with so very much to offer: four distinct seasons, opportunities abound, and possibilities are for the taking! 

It is the country where I literally grew up and found my feet.  Where I discovered who I was and what I wanted to do with my life!  A country that taught me so much and helped to shape my path in life!

Spring, summer, fall, and winter!  I love them all and I see the goodness in each season!  I take advantage of the rich cultures and I embrace opportunities to help make things better for others.

This is my home!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Bitter sweet memories: Memories of my roots


As I always say: I have been blessed to have been given the opportunity to enjoy both sides of the world.  My roots lie in a tiny Caribbean island and I like to call it the crown jewel of the Caribbean.

I spent many of my formative years on this tiny island!  I learned to walk and talk there!  I cut my first teeth there!  And I learned to count, read, write, spell, and say please and thank you!

Those days were so very long ago but I can tell you that I'll never forget my roots!  My perfect little island called Trinidad!  Where everything was so very uncomplicated in those days!  Where one could swim so freely in the ocean, sit on the beach and enjoy the fresh unpolluted air, and walk through the botanical gardens and enjoy the greenery!

Those were my roots and I shall forever remember!

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Friday, February 23, 2018

A challenge: Haircuts and hairdos


This is what it is like for me now that I no longer have the vision to see myself in the mirror.  I need to depend on those that I trust to tell me how things look for me after I have had a haircut. 

For the most part I trust my hairdresser, but like anything else she sometimes goes a bit off track.  Sure, I can feel the length of my hair at the back and my bangs, but there will always be things that I would miss: evenness around my head, too short or not short enough, the shape, and so on.

This is how it must be for the rest of my life!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

A funny experience: I did not know that he was there


So much for not knowing and this is what happened a few months ago when an air conditioning man came to have a look at installing AC in Mom's home.  Here I was thinking that he was on his own, but guess what?

After he had left Mom told me that his son was with him.  I never heard the little guy walking around and I never sensed another person close by. 

This sure made me a bit concerned for as a person who is vision impaired, I need to be aware of what is around me and who is around me at all times.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A cherished memory: Auntie's birthday party


In August 2017 my family celebrated the 80th birthday of one of my aunts and it was one where I had to depend exclusively on my hearing to help me enjoy it all.  Now that I no longer have the vision to see around me, I need to depend on others to tell me what's going on if I am unable to hear what is going on.

The day was very special for me as I got to sit next to Auntie and chatted with her as she enjoyed the celebration.  It was quite a noisy occasion as everyone wanted to get caught up and the crowning moment was when Auntie asked little 4-year-old Mateo to stick the cake with her.

As Mom later described to me, Mateo did very well and acted like a perfect little gentleman!

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Friday, February 16, 2018

I am now used to it: Mom's cell phone


It is a very simple one and one can say that it is very old fashioned in its make up.  Just the necessary buttons.  No tapping in order to get to anything.

This is the way that Mom likes it. You just need to get used to the small buttons and you can only dial out, receive calls, and check your remaining balance.  Music punctuates the turning on and turning off of the phone and then notifications are punctuated by the normal audio notification.

Mom's cell does not talk but I am used to this.  In other words, there is no voice-over to guide me but I can hear the buttons emit a sound as I press them and all of the other things I can deal with through sound.

It took me a bit to get used to this little gem but now I am okay.  That's Mom's cell!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Not my favorite things: Remembering the balloons


Truth be told, balloons were never my favorite things to be around. But I have to admit that I used to love to toss them into the air and then watch as they came floating back to the floor.  I used to like to see the different colors, but what did I not like about them?

I was always afraid that they would explode or burst in my face if I either touched them or ran into them. I would try to admire them from afar and that was it.

Even today, I am still very much skeptical about balloons.  At best, I put up with them.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Special times: At Jaffa's with the family


This is probably one of my favorite restaurants to visit whenever I am in Trinidad.  It is a very pleasant restaurant and the staff is extremely friendly to me and render assistance so easily to me as a vision-impaired person.

My family also likes going there and it is always so nice whenever I can spend some time with them.  Just to sit and relax and to catch up.

Truth be told, I do not see my family very often but when I do it is always so great. One of my favorite things to do is to just simply sit there and try to imagine what they look like.

Of course, I do remember what the adults look like. But as for Faith, my niece, it is a bit more difficult because the last time I saw her face was when she was about 3 years old!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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There you will not only learn about me as an author but you will also gain insights into my campaign against bullying and why I strongly believe that you need to consider joining me in order to insure that the future of our kids with their wide-eyed smiles and infectious laughter is secured forever.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Forever in my heart: Oh my Sweet Saint Lucia


Since 2011, Mom and I have made it an annual must-do to travel to sweet Saint Lucia for our summer getaway and each year I feel as if it is the first time that I am going there.

This lovely little unspoiled island is probably one of the most accessible for a person with a vision impairment, and why is this?

In my humble opinion, it is the people who make this so.  They are so accommodating, so helpful, and so aware of customer service.  They go way beyond and above the call of duty.  They aim to please and the customer always comes first!

Sweet Saint Lucia is definitely a must-visit for anyone who wants to check out not just the tourist aspects but the accessibility features.  Not just the beautiful beaches and fantastic cuisine but the overall accommodations for persons with special needs.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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There you will not only learn about me as an author but you will also gain insights into my campaign against bullying and why I strongly believe that you need to consider joining me in order to insure that the future of our kids with their wide-eyed smiles and infectious laughter is secured forever.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Placing my blind trust: At the therapist


In the summer of 2017, I took the time to look after my poor right shoulder and over the course of two months I visited a therapist several times.

This was quite a new experience for me as I literally had to place my blind trust, so to speak, in someone that I did not know.  I had to trust her to help me with the various exercises and I was not disappointed.

Christy was very good and went beyond the call of duty.  She was helpful, extremely accommodating and did not seem to mind working with someone with a vision impairment.

She took the time to show me what to do, kept close watch over me, and always told me what she was going to do with me.  Hats off to Christy!

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A great new experience: Exploring the lion


In the summer of 2017, I accompanied Mom downtown to do some banking business and after completing it we walked out to wait for Mom's driver to arrive.  We were standing quietly when Mom decided that she wanted me to explore something quite new: a huge sculpture of a lion which is the main centerpiece of the Royal Bank's logo.

Indeed!  It was quite a new experience for me as I explored this huge sculpture.  I felt its head, touched its mane, and then ran my hands down its vast front and down its legs.  At the end of it all I sure did have a better idea of what a lion looked like.

Just another experience for me to store in my memory bank.

I'm Donna J. Jodhan, your friendly accessibility advocate, wishing you a terrific day.

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