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Posts about all my adventures

Getting my groove back

Posted in Adventures

Wow. It’s been a long time. But what a journey it’s been. The last time I posted, in February 2017, I was working for Blackboard Inc and living in Arlington Virginia. In March of 2017, I moved clear across the country to Seattle Washington to start a new chapter in my professional life, working on accessibility stuff for Amazon. Taking a new job and moving so far from friends and family was a pretty big deal. I was excited and scared and amazed that I was really doing it. But I knew that I needed to step away from writing for…

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Kyle Maynard – Great Big Story

Posted in Accessibility, and Adventures

There are so many inspiring stories out there, but nothing better than the ones that bring together two of my favorite things: climbing, and people who are traditionally thought of as less than able kicking complete ass. Seriously, there are no limits but those your mind places on yourself and others. Breathtakingly beautiful indeed!!  Listen to the truly inspirational story of Kyle Maynard, the first quadruple amputee to climb Mount Kilimanjaro (among other things). https://www.facebook.com/greatbigstory/videos/1637848199850940/  

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My year of thoughtful learning

Posted in Accessibility, Adventures, Design, and Education

Today I want to recognize the 5th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day which is being celebrated tomorrow, May 19th, 2016. There are many types of events going on in my local DC Community and around the world. But I highly recommend you check out the Inclusive Design 24 series. I watched several of these sessions last year and can’t even begin to select favorites. The Paciello Group always puts on a great event. For me, this day has become about reflecting on all the things I’ve learned, been involved in, and accomplished in the last year. Here’s the quick run…

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