Table of contents December 2018.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. From Randi Shelton: "77 Santas."
  4. Irwin has an update on the December issue.
  5. Alice Massa has a story from her childhood.
  7. Crystal Hester is looking for an older i-device.
  8. Cliff Smales wants to know more about Computers for the Blind.
  9. Richard Hardy on learning the i-phone.
  10. Duncan Holmes would like to know how to copy Newsreel from his PC to his i-phone; discusses digital recorders and tells us about a role model.
  12. Gary Housholder tells where to find a talking volt meter.
  14. Tom Lykins wants help with NVDA.
  15. Nancy Levy on a talking remote for her TV and has a new dog.
  16. We have December birthdays.
  17. Toni Eames on our 60th anniversary.
  18. Jean and Betty LaGrange would like some cassette mailers.
  19. Rita Tester is looking for a man's wallet.
  20. Kate welcomes a new and a returning subscriber.
  21. John Harden about his Perkins brailler repair service.
  22. Ray Rokita has Christmas CDS for sale.
  23. We hear about a surprise gift from Blind Alive.
  25. Randi Shelton sent in: "I'm Getting Sued by Santa Claus."


  1. Gerry Gabrielli from December 2004 and The Christmas Song with a mistake.
  2. We have our cookbook winners for November and new items to give away for December.
  3. Robert Wegner with a recipe for his favorite ginger cookies.
  4. Clinton Lindgren sends in The Cookie Song.
  5. Jeanne Corcoran says thanks; shares some recipes and has a greeting.
  6. Patty Silver with a Christmas recipe.
  7. Angie Manerson shares a recipe.
  8. From Clinton Lindgren Christmas Dinner, Country Style.
  9. Tom Lykins would like to hear demonstrations of new cooking devices.
  10. Pam Spurlock talks about getting involved in the community; tells a couple of jokes and has a recipe.
  11. Diane Bankes comments on flip phones and recommends where to get braille writers repaired.
  12. Kate has an update on our cookbook.
  13. Garnet Claypool has her version of The Twelve Days of Christmas from McDonalds.
  14. Shawn Thiel does The Twelve Days after Christmas.
  15. Laurie Pettis with a musical greeting.


  1. We have The Backwards Dude with Jingle Bell Rock.
  3. We have a quote in remembrance of Pearl Harbor.
  4. Nolan Crabb reviews: "Jacob T. Marley."
  5. Linda Vos suggests an author she likes.
  6. Vicky Ireland with greetings.
  7. Marianne Daley announces the winners of our 60th Anniversary contests and talks about reaching out.
  8. E. Z. Cleghorn shares a secret for Christmas.
  9. "I Live with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri: Here's How to Choose the Right One."
  10. Kate says thanks.
  11. Care Ministries is only looking for 90-minute used cassettes.
  12. From Toni Eames: "Places I've Been and Haven't been."
  13. Doug Thibaut has a favorite story and song and Abbie Taylor brought back memories.
  14. Abbie Taylor shares a poem and the song which inspired the poem.


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. From the December 1986 Newsreel we learn how Santa visits Australia.
  3. Beth Clark talks with two international visitors.
  4. Larry Honaker demonstrates Voice View settings on the Fire Tablet.
  5. Dana Ard comments on being dropped off at the wrong place.
  6. Julie Cobb with a musical holiday wish.
  7. Brad Barrows has the jumble answer and Linda Bennett has several words for December.
  8. Norene Trappa with best wishes.
  9. Irwin reports on Readers Digest and an interesting article in the May issue of Smithsonian.
  10. George Gray with greetings.
  11. Clinton Lindgren sent in "Happy Holiday."