Category archives for News & Events

post dateFebruary 2, 2018  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Katie visits Kona again!

Katie, who is in the book twice, came to visit Kona in January of 2018.    Many thank to Ilona Horgen for the image below.  

post dateApril 11, 2017  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Retired professor tips hat to assistive technology program

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 […]

post dateMarch 7, 2017  |   post categoriesNews & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Letter from Janet Lee – Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments

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 […]

post dateJanuary 24, 2017  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
This book is entertainment for the whole family!

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.

post dateNovember 16, 2016  |   post categoriesNews & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
A Birthday Wish From a Fan

Many thanks to Linda for this lovely birthday card. It made Kona’s birthday even more special.

post dateOctober 25, 2016  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
konaandkatie-9thbirthday
Katie visits on Kona’s 9th birthday

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.

post dateMay 29, 2015  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Visiting friends far away.

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

post dateMay 7, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Canadian Council of the Blind Newsletter Features The Tales of Kona

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)

post dateApril 16, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
SHOWCASING CCB MEMBERS – Tales of Kona

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 […]

post dateApril 6, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Q&A with Sarah Bottrell

[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 – […]