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The end of the snow for 2017?

Was last Thursday night/Friday’s snow the last of the 2017 ski season? Well, it definitely was for CCB, as Friday was our last trip to Eldora (21 miles west of Boulder)for the year. It hasn’t proven to be the last of the snow, however, which is great news for the diehards who just have to… Continue Reading The end of the snow for 2017?

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CCB Says “Farewell and Thanks!” to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market

Over the past six months or so, news that Walmart was closing a number of its Neighborhood Markets in the Denver Metro area resulted in a sigh of relief for us at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Each time, the store near our student apartments at S. Lowell Blvd and W. Bowles Ave. wasn’t… Continue Reading CCB Says “Farewell and Thanks!” to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market

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What’s so “mini” about the #ITP Mini-meal? #LivetheLifeYouWant

Well, the mini-meal is “mini” in comparison to the final Home Management assignment in our Independence Training Program … And it’s an interim step toward that final goal of cooking for 60 people. See, the mini-meal is only for fifteen! Here, Suzie, Parker, Ellen and Lyne put their meals in motion and on the table… Continue Reading What’s so “mini” about the #ITP Mini-meal? #LivetheLifeYouWant

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Solving the Blindness Puzzle: Trevor’s Tactile Rubik’s Cube #LivetheLifeYouWant

As Trevor explains, he’s been “cubing” for years, figuring out better and faster ways to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Working out how to make the Cube tactile and using all that he’s already learned to solve it nonvisually is just a part of solving the blindness puzzle for Trevor – of taking charge and living… Continue Reading Solving the Blindness Puzzle: Trevor’s Tactile Rubik’s Cube #LivetheLifeYouWant

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A Long Way from Where She Started to Confidence: CG’s Mini-meal

CG admits she’d done very little cooking before starting her training at the Center. Now she enjoys it, enjoys sharing with friends. Watch how calm she is as she prepares her mini-meal for 15 guests.

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18 Onions & What do You Get? Ryan’s Mini-meal & the Inside of Your Sleepshades Are Wet

Ryan admits he was pretty happy to be wearing sleepshades as he chopped the 18 onions it took to make his French onion soup. He is also now excited about cooking something other than “meat” since he came to the Center.

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It’s all ready: Brittany’s Mini-meal

Shrimp and French bread … Britanny is cool and in charge of her mini-meal for 15!

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The Maker of Indian Cuisine: Trevor’s Mini-meal

Trevor has a degree in Physics, is a bit of an inventor, more than just a dabbler in the maker movement, and he takes his tinkerer’s inclinations to the kitchen. “How does?” and “What if?” are part of what makes us human, so they are naturally encouraged in our training program.

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It’s Going on! Jackson’s Mini-meal for Fifteen

Planning, preparing and serving a three-recipe meal to 15 people is no small matter. Jackson admits at one point he was getting nervous, but he tried to treat the process as a “regular day in class”. He definitely had it going on with his mini-meal!

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First Day Back: 2017 Is Underway!

Classes started today for 2017, and on top of that it’s Tuesday – meaning that Seniors came in to the Center as well! After two weeks off folks were pretty happy to be back in spite of a bit of cold weather! Here is a collection of sights and sounds from the day, and here’s… Continue Reading First Day Back: 2017 Is Underway!

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