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Hearing Access: Zoom is Beta Testing Integrated Auto Captions

Another day, another Zoom meeting. Or make that two or three Zoom meetings. Much of the world continues to operate remotely, meaning virtual … Hearing Access: Zoom is Beta Testing Integrated Auto Captions

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Masks Are the Latest Obstacle for People With Hearing Loss

I thought I had figured out how to live with hearing loss. I wear my hearing devices regularly and employ a handful of assistive listening devices as… Masks Are the Latest Obstacle for People With Hearing Loss

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Running out of Outlets

Originally posted on kristenfmartins:
Wake up. Eat breakfast. Put my mask on and walk to work in the brisk, early morning sunlight of New Jersey. My shift starts at 07:00. As I walk into the hospital, like every day, I am stopped for a forehead temperature scan and asked if I have any flu-like symptoms…

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Psychologist’s list on how to cope with the anxiety and fear caused by COVID-19 goes viral

After having thirty-one sessions this week with patients where the singular focus was COVID-19 and how to cope, I decided to consolidate my advice … Psychologist’s list on how to cope with the anxiety and fear caused by COVID-19 goes viral

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Saturday Night with the Instant Pot

I bought a lovely pork tenderloin on sale with the idea that I would look up a recipe to do it in the Instant Pot! After a short search on the Internet found “The Best Damn Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin” – I took a picture of the site because I find it so easy to […]

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I think we skip the March quarterly report?

Maybe wait til next March? I had no idea when I took a week vacation the 23rd of February that I would come back to such a lovely increasing stress level due to COVID-19. At first when I saw how China was shutting down, building hospitals in a week, I was blown away. It’s not […]

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ARTE OAXACA

The family is from Oaxaca area, generations upon generations have created these hanging works of art, carpets , placemats- all things woven. They raise their own sheep, use colours created from natural plants and um …bugs. Not Nastey bugs. I mean we have worms right ? And what colour do they produce ? That is […]

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January 1 2020

Wow, another decade ! Apparently we only need one word to encompass our goal for the year – I don’t know if I can handle that – so will start with January – the word – fun. January can be a long month, so work, play, exercise, whatever, will try to keep it fun – […]

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What would your Christmas party look like?

I was reading the other day about why some find the Christmas party or seasonal holiday party hard to go to? So what would my party look like ? Music – playing softly in the background with music video on the walls with closed captioning in case anyone needs to read the words – ASL […]

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December 2019

Hard to believe – the end of a decade – so looking forward to the next decade – what would I like to see ? It’s taken most of the decade to figure out how to live with MS – so hopefully this decade I can do better – live better and get the most […]