Archive for July 2012

A Cop, A Realtor, and a Deaf Girl Get Into a Boat

A cop, a realtor, and a deaf girl get into a boat… Sounds like the start of a bad joke, doesn’t it? It sounded like a nightmare to my husband when I first told him I was going barefoot water skiing last September with two guys I had never met.  The cop had reached out... Read more »

Kimanzi Constable, From Deliveryman to International Speaker

For twelve long years, Kimanzi Constable delivered bread at 2 a.m.  It was a job which paid well enough to support his wife and three kids.  He certainly wasn’t passionate about the work or the hours, but without a college degree, he figured he was doing pretty good for his situation.  Still, deep down, there... Read more »

Surviving the Summer with Teenagers

Ten teens at the lake for five days. It wasn’t exactly planned.  The oldest kiddo invited some deaf friends.  And then a few more.  And three girlfriends showed up.  Plus two cousins.  And that’s how we ended up with ten teenagers along with seven adults– a full house. We have a little tray in a... Read more »