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as expected

i started lesson two yesterday, reminding myself of the bane that got me the last time around: hyphenating. see, there’s a finite amount of space, and brailling takes up a lot of it. so if you can fit a syllable and a hyphen on the line before starting a new...

wow

i forgot about the sheer volume of documentation required to learn braille. i’ve got all the manuals and codes and instruction book printed out and bound. now i just have to start. i imagine, soon, i’ll begin dreaming in braille. that always happens to me...

application: check.

after some emails with my old braille instructor, and reading through the course description, i went ahead and submitted the application to participate in the literary braille transcription course. apparently, the instructor i had now works for the madison school...

apologies

this time, for being so chatty! i no sooner claim lameness then start barraging you with updates and whatnots. this particular one is in regards to an event taking place downtown this weekend, called ride the drive. essentially, blocking off the middle of the isthmus...

doing something

i think i will, anyway… back in 2000 (or was it ’99?), i took a braille class to become a certified braillist through the national library service for the blind and physically handicapped, under the library of congress. the class was fun, the rules were...