Here are the two wooden trucks I have designed and built so far. They are both built out of solid western red cedar, except for the wheels and axle pins, which are purchased and made of hardwood. The box trailer has a drawer sliding out of the back of it for storage of cards and crib pegs, and the flatbed unit stores cards and pegs in the cab under the removable roof.
Both trucks are approximately 10 inches long and 4 1/2 inches wide, and the trailers are approximately 4 1/2 inches wide by 14 1/2 inches long.
On Triple Vision, hosts David Best and Hanna Leavitt bring you the history of Canadians who are blind, deafblind, and partially sighted, one story at a time, illuminating the challenges of the past, present, and future.
In this sixth episode of Triple Vision, we do something different. We invite six members of the community to talk about how they see the current blindness narrative in Canada.
What is wrong with the current narrative, and what should it be?
Who is controlling the current Canadian blindness story?
What should the future narrative sound like?
“The sad part is, we all look at the news as a news and information source, and it isn’t. It’s a drama. It’s a dramatic work and belongs in the arts. A lot of people go there for their information. Unfortunately if it bleeds, it leads. And when it comes to blindness, we don’t bleed so much, but my goodness the narrative is pity filled.”
Join us for this fascinating journey, exploring the dangers of the single narrative of the blindness story in Canada.
Triple Vision podcast called “Who’s driving”. 6 members of our Advisory committee talk about the current blindness narrative in Canada.
Epigram Some people say we’ve got a lot to stop us, Some say we have a lot of nerve, But I say we won’t quit pushing until we get what we deserve. We have been pitied and we have been scorned, They say, we shouldn’t have ever been born. But just as it takes two… Read more about Blind Pride?
— Read on www.chrishofstader.com/blind-pride/
It’s a party! Not only are we celebrating Canada Day this week in the Anti-Gloom Zoom Room, but Ryan, Rob, and Steve also raise a glass and talk to Albert Ruel, Get Together With Technology Coordinator for the Canadian Council of the Blind, who is officially retiring. We talk about his career as an employee of the CNIB and CCB as well as aspects of technology and even how he initially lost his sight.