Palindromes

Palindromes

In addition to being Super Bowl Sunday, which stubbornly takes place even when the Packers aren't playing in it, and Groundhog Day, a holiday our family has embraced with procrastinating pleasure, yesterday was also a palindrome 02/02/2020. It's the same forward and backward. Of course I love palindromes. I'm a mom. I have a niece [...]

Shining new light on hearing loss

Shining new light on hearing loss

My friend Julie Olson has been a tenacious advocate for people with hearing loss for most of her adult life. A see-a-problem-solve-a-problem kind of person, Julie has been researching technology, writing columns, spearheading access campaigns, and coaxing people to stretch their social and professional boundaries as long as I've known her. (That's more than 50 [...]