Happy Birthday Puppy!

Today is a very special day for my beautiful puppy, as it is Shadow’s 8th birthday. I don’t know where the years have gone, but I know I couldn’t of gotten through them without her. There were major losses in my life, but thankfully Shadow was by my side the entire time. I wouldn’t change… Continue reading Happy Birthday Puppy!

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 for Kids

Do you need a super cool website for your children to learn from? Be sure to check out a IBM AI for Kids website. It has some really neat technology videos for children to learn all about Artificial Intelligence and how AI helps us every day. There are interactive activities, too. The best part is… Continue reading IBM AI for Kids

Need Directions?

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you - Psalm 32:8. We often lose our way when we caught up in the craziness of this world. We can struggle with circumstances that are way beyond our control. Your life right now… Continue reading Need Directions?

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

Donuts & Dogs

It's take your dog to work day! Shadow and I are going to Marist College Library from 2pm to 4pm today to help students distress during finals. This should be interesting! Shadow loves people, but this will be good practice for her should she ever decide to become a therapy dog for anyone else, besides… Continue reading Donuts & Dogs

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!