Katie, who is in the book twice, came to visit Kona in January of 2018. Many thank to Ilona Horgen for the image below.
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From the BC Ministry of Socvial Development and Social Innovation: In the decades it has taken for Paul Horgen’s sight to decline, he’s had a successful 35-year teaching career at the University of Toronto, traveled abroad and authored a book. Now 73 years of age, retired and living in Comox, Paul credits Technology@Work for keeping […]
Hi there, Attached are some photos. One photo features the president of the BC Vision Teachers’ Association (Marilyn Rushton; she is blind), her husband (Ken), and her guide dog (Misty). Marilyn was Chairperson of the Seeing Beyond the Horizon 2016 conference, and she thanks you very much for your support of the conference. This next […]
It’s true that Tales of Kona the Guide Dog is a book aimed at younger readers, from the age of 3 onwards. But sometimes you will find that ALL members of the family can enjoy this beautiful hardcover book together.
Many thanks to Linda for this lovely birthday card. It made Kona’s birthday even more special.
Katie, who is in the book twice, came to Kona’s 9th birthday party on the weekend of 21-23 October 2016. Many thank to her Mom, Rachelle, for sending us the image below.
Dear Paul, Juta, Ilona and Kona, Thank you for a wonderful visit. We had such a lovely time seeing each of you and learning more about Kona’s adventures Sarah’s speech went really well. She didn’t even let her stage fright bother her. We all hope to see you soon. Love, Donna and Sarah xoxo
Hi, Paul! Just wanted to be sure you received the national newsletter; copy attached with your article included. Lori Fry, National 1st Vice-President Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB)
Sighted or blind, many people have a variety of abilities, interests and accomplishments and it is important to share with and inspire others through such achievements. In December of 2014, the Children’s book, Tales of Kona the Guide dog was self published by one of our own CCB members and is now available for review […]
[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://talesofkona.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PaulandKona_reversed.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]One of our supporters, young Sarah Bottrell, recently asked a few questions about Kona. We did our best to answer her. [/author_info] [/author] What does Kona eat? Kona eats a special dry dog food (Lamb and rice), twice a day. I feed her at 7am in the morning and between 4:15 – […]