Table of contents April 2013.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. Spike Jones with "April Showers."
  3. From Linda Bennett: The poem "April."
  4. From Lyn Hunt: We hear about The Ohio State School for the Blind reunion.
  5. From NLS "Survey on the Talking Book and Braille Program."
  7. Paul B. Smith tells us about the meeting of the Mid Atlantic Blind Bull Riders Association.
  8. Tom Kaufman with some riddles throughout the issue.
  9. Mike Lantz on hearing aids.
  10. Doug Hudson likes his new hearing aids.
  11. Tom Kaufman sent in information about the new Perkins Smart Brailler.
  12. Rita Tester would like to know more about satellite TV and a cell phone.
  13. Ed Fedush sent in an article about using cell phones in public.
  14. Henry Furtak with a joke.
  15. We have the answer for the March jumble from Brad Barrows and others and Irwin has a new jumble.
  16. We have April birthdays.
  17. We hear a report about a man who is blind being banned from running at a gym.
  18. Faith Helps Kidney Recipient Honor his Donor.
  19. Peggy Covey on NLS narrators.
  20. From John W. Smith: "How to find Contact Information for NLS Narrator John Haag."
  22. Robert Wegner on the Unified English Braille Code.
  23. Kate has a Raffle update.
  24. We have a joke from Rollie Hudson.
  25. Henry Furtak with some piano music from Ed Fedush.


  1. Thanks to the Bexley Lions for their support.
  2. Tom D'Agostino in The Wax Works with "Hernando's Hideaway."
  3. Robert Wegner shares a couple of recipes.
  4. Arlene Hebert with easy desert recipes.
  5. Deb Caldbeck would like to know what to do with frozen rhubarb and cranberries.
  6. Kate has an update on our new cookbook.
  7. Jeanne Corcoran wonders how many NLS cassette books will be transferred to digital; recommends some books and shares several desert recipes.
  8. "Doctors Say Offices not Equipped for Disabled."


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. Gerry Gabrielli has the Tennessee Waltz.
  3. Nolan Crabb reviews "Twice Buried."
  4. Exploring Accessible Publishing for the Print Disabled.
  5. An excerpt from CSPAN concerning the book "The 100 Greatest Americans of the Twentieth Century."
  6. John W. Smith reviews the Blocklite.
  7. From Deborah Kendrick: "Disability Simulations just a Starting Place."
  8. Amy Phillippi reads "Casey at the Bat."
  9. From AFB: "Accessible Programming just Got Easier."
  11. Duncan Holmes has funny events from a concert.
  12. From Doug Hudson: "Can you Unfold a Rose Bud?"


  1. We have part one of Jack Benny's Golden Memories of Radio.
  2. Rollie Hudson shares a joke.
  3. Marilyn Smith tells us about fragrances from Scentsy.
  5. Linda Brown tells us about her new Braille Candles.
  6. Loretta Palermo with a couple of stories for April.
  7. Carrie Hooper tells us that Jon German passed away.
  8. We learn that James Corrigan passed away.
  9. Success at Last from Ann Chiappetta.
  10. Paul B. Smith shares the answer to the last trivia question and has a new question.
  11. Patty Silver on quiet cars.
  12. We take an Advanced Biology class.
  13. From Bill Lewis and Marianne Daley: "Website will Convert PDF and Send Back."
  15. From The Wall Street Journal: "When it comes to Hiring, Blind Workers Face Bias."
  16. Tom Lykins would like to know about TV stations that stream their news on the Internet.
  17. Information you Need to Order Talking Prescription Labels from Walmart.
  18. Gerry Gabrielli brings the April issue to a close.