[fcb-l] New to the list.
tigrayrox at aol.com
Thu Jan 12 18:18:23 EST 2012
Thanks Mary! I did go to that site, and got some useful information!
> Hi Vicki, welcome to Florida. I am Mary Tyson and and a member of the
> Halifax Council of the Blind in Daytona Beach. You can learn about FCB by
> going to WWW.FCB.org and clicking on the chapters and affiliates link.
> There is a Tampa chapter as well as a Guide Dog Users of Florida affiliate
> in which you may be interested.
> Take care and again, welcome to FL and to the list.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fcb-l-bounces at acb.org [mailto:fcb-l-bounces at acb.org] On Behalf Of
> Vicki Andrada
> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:34 PM
> To: fcb-l at acb.org
> Subject: [fcb-l] New to the list.
> HI all!
> I'm Vicki, and I just joined this list a few days ago. I am not a
> member of the ACB, or the NFB at the moment. Years ago I was a member
> of the ACB. I believe that was about 12 years ago or around there. I
> just let it laps, because I lived in Kalamazoo Michigan when I was a
> member, and when I moved to Flint they didn't seem to have as much
> involvement, so I didn't continue.
> I'm originally from Michigan, but moved to Florida a year ago. I live
> in Tampa. I first stayed with friends in Brandon for 3 months.
> I am 39, and I live with a roommate who is also visually impaired. I
> have a leader dog named Gillis, and a cat named Lucky. Gillis is
> semiretired, as he's 11 in a half, but thankfully still healthy. His
> eye site is going, though. I mean he can still see, but they say the
> cloudy in the eyes issue that happens to them as they get older is
> happening to him. His eyes look cloudy, and I am told it's a slow
> deterioration there eyes can get, but normal to older dogs. I know he
> can't see as well as he use too, because he'll step on my feet when we
> walk sometimes, like he can't see them or something. So I don't dare
> work him like on the streets and things.
> Anyways, enough from me for now. I just thought I'd introduce myself.
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