Tag Archives: ASL

Manhattan by Cruise and Foot [Day 3 as ASL Host for Rovia]

DAY 3 Woke up to a cloudy morning and perfect weather for being outside! I worked on my goals before going downstairs to spend time with everyone at breakfast. I had some time to rest before we headed out on … Continue reading

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Sunrise over NYC [Day 2 as ASL Host for Rovia]

DAY 2 I was up at 5 – I’m an early bird – so without planning to, I got to see the “sunrise”. Which was mainly watching the colors change on the building reflections – but it was really peaceful … Continue reading

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My first trip as the ASL host for Rovia!

My first trip for Rovia is FINALLY here! After two months of waiting, I just flew into New York and am all set up in Le Parker Meridian near Central Park! Oh my goodness, I am so excited!! I’m here as … Continue reading

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$218 Flights Florida to Turk and Caicos Islands [Round Trip]

I have been regularly posting cheap flight deals to my other blog, LDS Nomad. I used to see these deals and just be bummed that I couldn’t afford them – now I can share them with you guys for your … Continue reading

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I Got a New/Old Job at the Church!

At the start of the summer, I quit my wonderful job at the Church. I had been working in Disability Services and Deaf Support for the last year and a half. Obviously, it was the most incredible job and my … Continue reading

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My All-in-One, Ever-Growing, All-Encompassing List of Books on Deaf Culture and Community (33 and Counting!)

I’m no expert – just pulling together the books I’ve come across and loved. No particular order, just a small summary on each (and about a million hours worth of copy-and-pasting links to Amazon for you so you can buy … Continue reading

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Things that happen only to Deaf people

This morning I found this article by Lexington School for the Deaf, cracked up, and instantly pressed it to Bring Me That Horizon. Enjoy!

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5 Best Books About Deaf Culture

No clue how to get my vast list of books on Deaf Culture down to 5…so I foresee a “List #2” in the near future.  Anyways the point is, as a member of the Deaf community and an avid reader, … Continue reading

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Why Bloomberg’s Interpreter So Animated?

Found an EXCELLENT article that carefully walks readers through the reasons why Mayor Bloomberg’s interpreter, Lydia Callis, was so animated. http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/149593 Arika Okrent, author of “Why Do Sign Language Interpreters Look So Animated?” carefully walks readers through the various facial … Continue reading

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More about Khiem; A Vietnamese Deaf Dreamer

UPDATE: Khiem will be attending Ho Chi Minh University of Fine Arts starting in Fall 2013. In June 2013, I will visit Vietnam again and get everything lined up. Way to go Khiem! Meeting Khiem was a miracle, no question about … Continue reading

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