At least, thank goodness, your Braillenote lasted through your advanced education. LIke a true friend, it didn't let you down. Did you say what you're going to replce it with? I guess I missed that. Cindy --- "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I learned to type on a typewriter, course this was > 1985 and I was in > kindergarten. > > I will say one thing, to stick up for the "younger > generation" who "has it > so much easier",. the work load in most university > programs has increased > dramatically because of the advancement of > technology. Mos people I talk to > who went to school in the seventies and early > eighties, would talk of one or > two extensive research papers. In one university > program at Kutztown, you > have an extensive research paper in EVERY single > class. > > The beauty of technology I guess. > > Also textbooks were "useful" for more than one year. > > Smile. > > But I reckon it is like comparing Apples to Oranges, > smile. > > I still employed readers, scribes, a paper grader, > and still spent most of > my waking free time engaged in adapting materials so > I could participate on > a par with my classmates. So perhaps things don't > really change. > > But I do misss my Braillenote dearly. Is going to > be tough, but I know he > will be in good hands. > > > Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI > and Judson, guiding golden > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. > Graduate Alumni Association Board > www.guidedogs.com > > Dog ownership is like a rainbow. > Puppies are the joy at one end. > Old dogs are the treasure at the other. > Carolyn Alexander > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: <barbarab65@xxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 7:13 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Braillenote died > > > It is amazing how I got along without all these > computer or technical > equipment in the 70s. Now it is so much easier. > Interestingly, a friend said > to me > one time that his daughter never saw a typewriter. > Can you imagine that? > Someone else told me that she remembered when she > had to type her husband's > dissertation on a typewriter. Things have changed! > > Barbara > > > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.409 / Virus Database: 268.15.6/566 - > Release Date: 12/3/2006 > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Yahoo! Music Unlimited Access over 1 million songs. http://music.yahoo.com/unlimited To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.