The purpose of the Triple E Blog is to Educate, Empower and Enlighten you with news, stories and info about the blind and visually impaired community using my life as a focal point.
This year The National Eye Institute is hosting healthy vision month in July. Usually it is held every year in May but because of Covid-19 it was moved down a couple of months. It’s the perfect opportunity to encourage you to make your eye health a priority — and to highlight the importance of preventing … Continue reading Eye Health is My Health During Healthy Vision Month 2020 →
July 26th will mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It was in 1990 when I was a freshman in college that Former President George H. W. Bush signed this powerful piece of civil rights legislation into law. On that day, with disability advocates and policy makers present, the door was … Continue reading Four Reasons I’m Thankful for the ADA →
Editor’s note: Civil Rights icon, Congressman John Lewis passed away on Friday, July 17th from pancreatic cancer. Many news reports, articles, blogs, podcast and conversations are happening right now about this incredible man and the major accomplishments he made to push the needle forward for equality for everyone. As a resident of Atlanta, I have … Continue reading Review of NLS Graphic Novel the March Trilogy by Congressman John Lewis →
Last week I finally got to see the 2020 Oscar winner Parasite. The Audio Description Project streamed a copy of it during the American Council of the Blind’s annual convention. This film is about the wealthy Park family as their lives are slowly infiltrated by the poor Kim family. They deceive their gullible counterparts into … Continue reading Watching 2020 Oscar Winner Parasite with Subtitles in Audio Description →
The Fourth of July is coming up this weekend. It is typically known as a time of fun, remembrance and celebration for many Americans. Friends and family gather together to enjoy early morning parades, backyard barbecues, and nighttime fireworks. But with the onset of Covid-19 what will this year’s July 4th observation really look like? … Continue reading Fireworks and Eye Safety During Covid-19 →
Today is Helen Keller’s birthday. She was an icon in the blind, visually impaired and deafblind community. She was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near … Continue reading My Favorite Quotes from Helen Keller →
Today is Juneteenth; the day slaves were freed in Texas. Although I live in Georgia, I am very familiar with this holiday because I am a native of the Lone Star State. I grew up hearing the story of how slaves were notified they were free two years after the fact. Each year there would … Continue reading Recognizing Juneteenth and Curious About Disabled Slaves →
As you may well know there were multiple problems with Georgia’s primary on Tuesday, June 9th. So much so that it gathered not only local attention but national as well. There were problems not only with voting in person but the mail in process. People are still talking about it as we all try to … Continue reading Multiple Problems I Had Voting in Georgia’s Primary →
I never realized the magnitude of robocalls I got until I started working from home a couple of years ago. I would be sitting in my home office and the landline phone would ring constantly during the day announcing area codes I had never heard of. Even late in the evening and early on weekend … Continue reading Thank the Coronavirus Virus for a Drop in Robocalls →
In the last few months many people have had to transition from working in an office to working from home because of the pandemic. Folks have had to make major adjustments to home and work life. They Have had to share space with family, increase WIFI bandwidth, find ways to stay active and deal with … Continue reading Working from Home Has Been My New Normal →
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