[Mm-friends] last week's show

Jenine Stanley jeninems at icloud.com
Wed Oct 4 20:01:51 EDT 2017


Yes, it is available from the braille Super Store, sorry, don’t have the web site handy but if you Google Braille super Store, it comes right up. Look for the Safety stylus. 

> On Oct 4, 2017, at 5:05 PM, Andrew J. LaPointe via Mm-friends <mm-friends at acbradio.org> wrote:
> 
>   Hi is this stylus still available?  Andy and Shubert
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jenine Stanley via Mm-friends
> Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:37 AM
> To: Brennen via Mm-friends
> Cc: Jenine Stanley
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] last week's show
> 
> The safety stylus is the same as the APH Tuck-away stylus. The point
> unscrews and is turned around to fit into the ball end of the stylus, which
> is typically heavy and metal versus wooden. I like them because of that
> weighted end but the fact that the point is tucked away is good for tossing
> it into a bag or purse. I’ve only had one point get broken off on a regular
> stylus that way but  I have had the points come through material in bags.
> 
>> On Oct 3, 2017, at 6:35 PM, Andrew J. LaPointe via Mm-friends
>> <mm-friends at acbradio.org> wrote:
>> 
>>  What is a safety stylus?????
>> 
>> -----Original Message----- From: Jenine Stanley via Mm-friends
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 6:21 PM
>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> Cc: Jenine Stanley
>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] last week's show
>> 
>> Thanks Mary,
>> 
>> It was a really fun and really fast interview. Judy is awesome!
>> 
>> I was excited to find the safety stylus in the Braille Super Store too!
>> Yes, buying a few to have around.
>> 
>>> On Oct 3, 2017, at 6:15 PM, Mary Emerson via Mm-friends
>>> <mm-friends at acbradio.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks for such a great show! It was fun hearing about Judy Dixon's slate
>>> collection. I really enjoyed the discussion about Braille! I've used it
>>> since 1957 when I first started to learn it. I took notes in high school,
>>> college, computer school and at work with a slate and stylus. I have one
>>> of the original tuckaway styluses that I got in the early 1960s when
>>> American Foundation for the Blind still had a catalog. They also sold a
>>> micro-slate that a 4 by 6 card fit into; it has 11 lines with about 25
>>> cells, so the cells are smaller, but you can still read the results.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I've always been a fan of Braille displays. I've used one since 1990, and
>>> my first note taker was a VersaBraille with the built-in cassette deck. I
>>> wouldn't be without a note taker! These days I use it for reading Braille
>>> books from BARD and BookShare. During my career I always used computer
>>> Braille, and never used speech; as a programmer and technical writer,
>>> everything had to line up properly, and, as you mentioned, computer
>>> Braille works best for that.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks, and keep up the great work!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Mary
>>> 
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Mm-friends mailing list
>>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
>> 
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mm-friends mailing list
>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mm-friends mailing list
>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> 
> 



More information about the Mm-friends mailing list