I’m sorry that I’ve been hit or miss with my blog for awhile now. Medical issues and work have derailed my best-laid plans. Here are a few updates on my life.
This week, I spent quite a few hours programming Communicator 5 on a Tobii Dynavox I-12+ device. The I-12 is a terrific stand-alone eye gaze device with a sturdy case (gorilla glass), amazing technology, and a Windows 10 operating system.
Communicator 5 is Tobii’s intuitive program for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). With the handy, downloadable manual, it’s a snap to set up a cool homepage with lots of links. Granted, I still have to fix a few flaws, but I’m pleased with how user-friendly this system is. For kids who need a voice, Communicator 5 can be a game changer.
Speaking of games, my nephew Christopher has a new game plan: “Never let Aunt Katharine catch me for a hug after church.” He loves the idea of hugs but he adores the chase even more! I couldn’t wait to see his latest scheme today. I was not disappointed. The gang came piling out of Sunday School, asking me if I knew where to find Christopher. None of us mentioned that there was a ghost lingering behind the chairs, eyes glistening with excitement. After I caught him, his sister got into the act. Sister Act? Groan….
My dearest widower took me on a date last night! Woohoo! We watched John Wick, Chapter 2. Not for the faint of heart. We had an interesting discussion at lunch with our son and his wife (happy birthday to her!) about whether John Wick portrays a parallel universe. If so, I’m glad to be in ours! Keanu Reeves brings gun-fu to a new level.
I hope you have a great week! I’m eager to catch up on the Color Your World blogging challenge, share some math ideas, and post a review of the second book in the Nick Hall series.