“Winter is not a season. It’s an occupation.” -Sinclair Lewis One look at Sinclair Lewis’ quote and it makes sense that the American writer grew up in Minnesota. Winter weather causes ice and snow, school closings, power outages, car accidents, falls and broken bones. It also should cause planning and extra caution. For people with… Continue Reading With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting
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“OH YEAH.” That’s Rachel Pavone’s enthusiastic, unhesitant response to the question “Are you a good cook?” That’s what happens, she adds, when you grow up with a father who cooked in an Italian restaurant. “He made pizza at home including crust from scratch.” Rachel said her mother was a whiz in the kitchen too. So… Continue Reading The Council’s Rachel Pavone Whips Up Safe Holiday Cooking Tips
“Every machine has its own story,” says braille machine technician Joe Hodgson. He should know. He’s worked on hundreds of them over his 35 years of servicing the devices for such entities as the Council, Milwaukee Public Schools and the State of Wisconsin. Joe fixes the machines at no cost to the owners in keeping… Continue Reading Ace Technician Joe Hodgson Has Been Fixing Braille Machines for the Council for Over 30 Years