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Author Archive: Katja

The Joy of Running

It’s a little sad that your average suburban dog (or at least my average suburban dog) doesn’t have a lot of opportunities to really run. It’s taken us a couple of years of practice and finding the right equipment, but…
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Transcripts

Nicolas Steenhout (Part of a Whole) writes about the importance of transcripts for audio or video web content. I recently experienced the power of transcripts (or in this case, live captioning) when I attended The Strange Loop conference in St….
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Honey

My cousin stopped by today on his way from Bismarck, North Dakota to his home in Bullhead City, Arizona. He’s been working with his cousin, who is a commercial beekeeper. He brought us 5 pounds of raw honey. I’m going…
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HealthLine’s Best MS Blogs of the Year

I’m honored to be included among HealthLine’s best MS blogs of the year, along with such rock stars as Marc Stecker (Wheelchair Kamikaze), Lisa Emrich (Brass & Ivory), and Dave Bexfield (Active MSers). Check out all of them at Best…
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Behind the Diagnosis

I generally try to avoid obsessing about doctors, medical visits and hospital stays (both on the blog and in real life!), because life is so much more than just a diagnosis. Daphne Xiao is a medical student, soon to be…
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Accessible Tourism in Queensland

One of these…years…I’ll finish writing about our trip to New Zealand, but in the meantime, the government of Queensland, Australia, has published a guide for businesses on inclusive tourism. Inclusive Tourism: Making your business more inclusive and accessible Sandra Rhodda,…
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