Accessibility is an Ingredient

Imagine you’re a talented baker making a cake. You combine water, flour, milk and sugar in a bowl, mix it up, toss in a pan and into the oven at 450 degrees. An hour later, donning oven mitts, you take your fully-baked creation back out and start cracking eggs to be added. Clearly, this is

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A Timeline

Technology has improved our lives so much in recent years, especially in this digital age, but some of the assistive technologies we have today were developed on the foundations of ancient society.

Hokas Pocus – like magic, these shoes saved my marathon

My 2014 racing season has been one of rebuilding. Since a torn meniscus tabled my Ironman dreams in 2013, I’ve been desperate to regain my sense of “normalcy” for performance & training. Over 40 and aware that a “new normal” could be my only real choice, I embraced my denial and pushed on ahead. Beginning

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Back on the Bucket List….

I M Excited. I M Determined. I M Registered. I M Florida. November 7, 2015. Panama City Beach Florida.

Stay tuned…


1 week down as IBM Accessibility Consultant & Tester. Lovin’ the new job, and the raise don’t stink.

Bright Future

With deep, tearful appreciation to the wonderful people of HP and my 10+ years there… I am an IBM’er!


As my eyes slowly stop seeing, I sometimes need to remind myself to still keep looking!


Let me say it this way: Parent-Teacher conferences have become one of my favorite activities. So freakin’ blessed with these two. P-R-O-U-D doesn’t even capture it.

Early Bird

I say it every May or June. You just can’t beat these pre-6am runs. It’s like you own the whole world out there!