Tag Archives: Advocates
The Deaf Seniors of America will have their Conference and activities prior to the Conference in Baltimore from August 21st through August 27th this year. If you pay for combo tickets before July 31st, you can save money.
The Blind Children’s Learning Center is in Santa Ana in Orange County. They provide services to blind and deaf-blind children. Their walk on Saturday, May 11, 2013 is a fund-raiser for that learning center.
The first annual Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Wellness Fair will be in Indio (near Palm Springs) on May 16, 2013. Here is some more info: Announcing the – First Annual Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Wellness Fair DATE: Thursday May 16, 2013 TIME: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Riverside County Office of Education, 47336 Oasis St., Indio, CA 92201 THERE […]
The Statewide California Association of the Deaf meeting will be at the California School for the Deaf, Riverside (CSDR) on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 9 to 5.
The Douglas Tilden 5K/10K Walk / Run for Deaf Humanity will be held in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Park on Sunday, June 2, 2013. If you sign up for the event by May 31st, the registration is $31.00 for adults and $16.00 for teenagers under the age of 18. If you pay at […]
The American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) is having their conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 29 to June 1, 2013. The conference theme is “Blazing New Trails.” They will have workshops in mental health/chemical dependency, rehabilitation, transition/independent living, and professional development. The early bird registration fee for the whole conference is $325.00.
A former teacher and former director of the Center on Deafness – Inland Empire (CODIE) will have a celebration of life at the California School for the Deaf at Riverside on April 13, 2013 starting at 2:00 p.m. Seymour Bernstein was 80 years old when he died on February 12, 2013.
The National Training Conference from the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government will be held in Washington, D.C. from April 8-10, 2013. The conference is free for deaf and hard of hearing Federal employees, and the theme will be “Knowing Your Resources – Moving Forward.”
An independent federal agency, The National Council on Disability (NCD), has a deaf man as their new Chairperson. Jeff Rosen, a third-generation deaf person involved with the disability movement, has been the General Counsel for ZVRS. He is an attorney who has been involved with other deaf and disability organizations.
Deaf Unity and the Somali National Association for the Deaf (SNAD) are working together to strengthen the deaf community in Somalia. The Somali National Association for the Deaf held a leadership seminar supported by Deaf Unity on January 8, 2013. The seminar was led by Abubakar Sheikh, the president of the SNAD. He is a […]
10. My produce never goes to waste anymore
9. No cooking, baking, stirring, or waiting. Just slice, juice, and drink (well, and clean)
8. Extra veggies, extra veggies, extra veggies – for both me and my spouse
7. My dog likes the scraps (dry pulp) mixed in with her meal
6. I feel clean and healthy and energized
5. The machine also makes baby food, nut butters, and pasta
4. Studies show juicing helps prevents disease
3. Juicing offers a great source of enzymes which are often destroyed by heat in cooked foods
2. It is the only way I’ll incorporate beets into my diet
1. Homemade food is the best. Hands down.
I must admit I was nervous about buying a juicer. They aren’t cheap (around $200 for a good one) and I was afraid I’d find juicing too inconvenient, resulting in a new nice appliance simply gathering dust in the corner of the kitchen. But I can’t emphasize enough how much I love it!
On my way to yoga class, I’m not sure which way to go. The road splits, and my instinct says left but Mapquest says right. I ignore my gut and follow the computer’s instructions.
Turing around in the greater Washington DC area is nearly impossible. One road leads to a twisted mass of other roads and within 10 minutes I’ve crossed three borders, hitting Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia. There are cars everywhere. Jammed along the freeway. Weaving in front of me as they merge. And my mind races with them.
In my head I’m caught up in the emotional turmoil of living in a new city. I want to move back to our original home in California where I know the streets like the back of my hand and can walk to yoga class. The clock is inching forward. By the time I figure out where I am it’s too late. I’ve missed the class.
I’m waiting at a stop sign when a woman in a minivan bumps the rear of my car.
“Argh!” I yell (okay technically I yell a cuss word, but this is a G-rated blog).
As I pull over into a parking lot my instinct says stop and breathe. This time I listen. Just because I’m not in yoga class doesn’t mean I can’t practice yoga. I have my body, mind, and soul right here in the car with me — I don’t need a mat, a blanket, or the wood floor of a studio.
In inhale deeply and lengthen my spine. I meditate on my breath and seek inner stillness. By the time I step out of the car I feel a hundred times better. The woman in the minivan is apologetic and wants to make sure I’m okay and my car’s okay.
There is only a small scrape on the back bumper.
“Don’t worry about it,” I say. “This car is 10 years old.”
We wave goodbye to each other and drive our separate ways. On the way home I continue to practice my breathing. My blue mat is still rolled up on the passenger’s seat. And the roads are still packed with cars and noisy construction and confusing twisting turns. But inside, I’m slowly finding silence.
Thinning hair, hair breakage, falling hair – a lot of us will naturally think that these are enough signs that a person is most likely suffering from hair loss. Nowadays, people who are overly concerned about their hair turn to products that claim to help with hair-related problems. Fortified shampoos, special conditioners, oils, tonics and supplements are some of the many products in the market these days that promise great-looking healthy hair inside and out. For some people, they can attest that such products may help keep their hair looking great and healthy; however, they somewhat overlook the fact that maybe their hair is naturally healthy in the first place. Well, for those who are truly suffering from hair loss, the hair products mentioned above will not be enough to help them with their hair problem, thus they will need extra help. Read more…
And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so. And God saw that it was good. –Genesis 1:9
That verse has been stuck in my head since November.
Outside, I’ll point to our little community yard in front of our townhouse and say, “This hasn’t been dry since we moved in.”
When it’s not covered in snow or ice, it’s a wet, muddy patch of grass. I’m ready for sunshine. For warm air. For dry ground.
Last Saturday, I got my wish. The sun blazed in the sky without a cloud in sight. I was so happy and giddy and overwhelmed with possibilities I wasn’t sure what to do. Should I bike? Rollerblade? Find an outdoor court and play tennis? In the end, I opted for a long walk. I simply wanted to let the fresh air clear my mind.
Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk. Walk.
I could’ve stayed on the trail forever.
The day came to a close, and by Sunday morning it was raining again. Our patch of grass was wet and muddy. But there are more warm, dry days ahead. I can feel them. And I’m ready to welcome them with open arms.
Category Specific RSS
- California DeafTimes (142)
- DeafTimes Announcement (329)
- Golf DeafTimes (9)
- Illinois DeafTimes (35)
- Indiana DeafTimes (50)
- New England DeafTimes (97)
- New Mexico DeafTimes (1)
- New York Deaftimes (798)
- New York State (1)
- NJ-L (551)
- North West DeafTimes (41)
- Ohio DeafTimes (436)
- Pennsylvania DeafTimes (88)
- Potomac DeafTimes (326)
- Rocky Mountain DeafTimes (16)
- South East DeafTimes (108)
- South West DeafTimes (113)
- Texas DeafTimes (5)
- USA-L (1842)
- Western NY (1)
- October 2013
- September 2013
- August 2013
- July 2013
- June 2013
- May 2013
- April 2013
- March 2013
- February 2013
- January 2013
- December 2012
- November 2012
- October 2012
- September 2012
- August 2012
- July 2012
- June 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
- March 2012
- February 2012
- January 2012
- December 2011
- November 2011
- October 2011
- September 2011
- August 2011
- July 2011
- June 2011
- May 2011
- April 2011
- March 2011
- February 2011
- January 2011
- December 2010
- November 2010
- October 2010
- September 2010
- August 2010
- July 2010
- June 2010
- May 2010
- April 2010
- AG Bell
- Closed Captions
- cochlear implants
- deaf church
- deaf school
- hard of hearing
- health answers
- San Francisco
- sign language
- Stem Cells
© 2013 DeafTimes.