Web Design Week 8 & IBM

This week my web design class is having a guest speaker from IBM, Lorraine Trapani and IBM mascot Ai Jackie, who is from Guiding Eyes for the Blind pup. Lorraine will discuss their partnership and share about the amazing Ai smart collars, like Jackie wears, that IBM created in conjunction with North Caroline State college… Continue reading Web Design Week 8 & IBM

The Teacher’s Pet

This past week, I decided to have some fun with my classes, as I let Shadow my beloved German Shepherd girl pup greet my students on Zoom. I figured it be a great way to help them decompress before having to take midterms. Pup was well received by the students and was very good at… Continue reading The Teacher’s Pet

Fuzzies Wuzzies

Today, I decided to blog another funny story about our beloved puppies. About three years ago my Dad was in a local nursing home for recovering after having extensive brain surgery and so he could have physical therapy to help him get back in his feet. Obviously, this was also way before any covid restrictions… Continue reading Fuzzies Wuzzies

Furever Friends

Today, I was informed that Lexi, our beloved furever friend, crossed rainbow bridge yesterday. I am a bit beside myself, as Lexi was literally just visiting with us in NY from VA. She was a very smart and friendly pup. Lexi brought our family, so much joy during the most difficult times. It was if… Continue reading Furever Friends

MSMC Byte Knights Team

This week I was able to have a special IBM guest speaker Lorraine Trapani and IBM’s Ai Jackie pup join the MSMC Byte Knights team via Zoom. Lorraine shared in great detail how IBM Watson is helping collect large amounts of crucial data on the pups in training. The dogs wear a specialized sensor collar… Continue reading MSMC Byte Knights Team

IBM Ai Jackie Pup

I am super excited to announce that I will be having an IBM guest speaker to one of my technology classes this coming Friday at 11am in LIB 303 classroom. I can’t wait to see my students faces light up by having a real live very special and famous puppy in class. Lorraine Trapani is… Continue reading IBM Ai Jackie Pup

Good Luck Dory!

As a Guiding Eyes for the Blind home socializer, the hardest part is saying goodbye to a puppy on program. The only way I get through returning Dory is knowing that she is going to help someone who is visually impaired one day. I came home to find Shadow napping and looking at me wondering… Continue reading Good Luck Dory!

Little Miss Daring Dory

For Day 3 Little Miss Daring Dory climbed up the flight of house stairs all by herself and is getting more comfortable with going down the porch stairs. Miss Dory loves exploring the great outdoors. So far Dory doesn't like grates as she prefers to go around it. She enjoyed chasing her great Aunt Super… Continue reading Little Miss Daring Dory

Home Socializing Dory

Day 2 of home socialzing GEB GSD Puppy Dory. Joys, puppies have a 5am wake-up call. I now appreciate Shadow's 7am wake-up calls a lot more. Dory is a very active pup, but like any 8-week old pup, they do need naps, just like a toddler. Shadow and Dory are having a blast playing together.… Continue reading Home Socializing Dory

My Shadow found Dory!

Welcome Dory to my blog, as I am home socializing her for Guiding Eyes for the Blind this weekend. Dory is 8 weeks old and is the sweetest German Shepherd pup. My dog Shadow is so excited to have a pup to play with, so far they are getting along great. Shadow keeps tabs on… Continue reading My Shadow found Dory!