On the trail above Washoe Lake, NV about a mile from ‘Harvard on the Hill’

Can You Hear Me?

A deaf friend of mine had decided to attend the local college to study computer science.

While walking with him and the aide from the Disability Support Services Office to the book store, she signed and asked, “What sort of work have you done before?”

“Welding”, he replied.

“That’s a good occupation. Why did you quit?”

“I’m already deaf. I don’t want to be blind, too.”

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.

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