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.
Did my title grab your attention? I sure hope so. Well, now that you are here reading my blog post let me explain what a shark, ABC and audio description have in common. The Shark Tank I am a huge, huge. Let me say it one more time. Huge fan of The Shark Tank. This … Continue reading What Does a Shark, ABC and Audio Description Have in Common? →
Today is World Art Day Before losing my sight, I was on the path of a new career in the fashion industry. Yes, I know you are probably in shock because all I have ever talked about is my writing and non-profit work. But yes, I had other career ambitions. Back in the late 1990s … Continue reading Painting Glass and Ceramic Pottery in the Dark →
I recently made some changes to my meal plan and have moved more into a plant-based diet. This change surprisingly has not been too hard because fruits and vegetables are my jam. Even before I started working from home, I would take a salad to work just about every day for lunch. It would be … Continue reading Being a Vegan is not Just for White Folks Only →
National Walking Day One day I was having my treadmill serviced and the maintenance guy told me, “I can tell you actually use this treadmill. It is not a clothes hanger like my other customers.” I had to chuckle when he said that because he was right. Although that compliment was said some years ago, … Continue reading My Treadmill is Used for Walking Not a Clothes Hanger →
When I was taking courses in journalism in college, I learned about women in the news but they were more modern-day women verses historical. Since March is National Women’s History Month, I wanted to honor some women that impacted the industry from the past. Some of the women are not as well-known while others are … Continue reading Recognizing 5 Black Women in Journalism During Women’s History Month →
Today people are celebrating the International Day of Happiness. Is it possible to be happy or to maintain happiness during a pandemic? Yes, I think so. First let’s look at the definition. According to Merriam-Webster the word happiness means “a state of wellbeing and contentment.” Now, I take this to mean that it is a … Continue reading Maintaining Happiness During a Pandemic →
Received Unsolicited Email From Recruiter Yes, you read it correct. I almost got scammed on LinkedIn by a job recruiter. In January I got an unsolicited email from a recruiter stating she had viewed my profile and I was a “great fit for an amazing opportunity.” She went on to say that they were looking … Continue reading Warning! A Job Recruiter Tried to Scam Me on LinkedIn →
One thing that people who know me say all the time is, “Empish, you are so organized!” Some say it with awe. Others with annoyance, envy or pure astonishment. But regardless of the reaction I know the statement holds true. See, I was raised by parents that believed everything had a place and that when … Continue reading Organizing Your Home Office in Four Manageable Steps →
March is Women’s History Month This month is Women’s History Month and I discovered an interesting woman that fits nicely in this category. She is truly a historical figure and did incredible things during her lifetime that not many women were doing. She was also visually impaired and later became an advocate for the blind. … Continue reading Blind Woman Dives Horses in Wild West Show →
Reading with My Ears Book Review For many years I have been curious about the life of the disabled slave. My first exploration was learning about Blind Tom, the Georgia slave who was never emancipated. But that was not good enough and I wanted to learn more. Through digging a little deeper, I found a … Continue reading African American Slavery and Disability in the American South →
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