It’s Been A Long Time

  With summer almost over, it’s time for what feels like an annual update at this point.   Before anyone assumes the worst… if they’re still reading that is, Jan and I are doing fine. She is much happier at her current job and getting close to being two years in now. While the pandemic … Read more

Where Have We Been?

Faithful Luminati, your favourite beacons of blindness have not forgotten about you!   Despite a mysterious and lengthy absence, we’re working on a comeback. Obviously we can’t apologize enough for just kind of disappearing, but that doesn’t mean I can’t explain what happened and where we’ve been. Spoiler alert: We didn’t travel far… or at … Read more

37. The Unintended Consequences Of Blindness

It’s Labour Day and The Blindnamic Duo are finally back to end the summer in style!   Looking on the bright side of life, Marc and Jan are reminiscing on how The Blind Avenger’s vision-loss has created some unexpected mishaps. It’s a podisode featuring ferris wheels, foot stomps and air hockey, so come have a … Read more

36. Being Married On ODSP Just Sucks

In a tale of love and marriage, The Blindnamic Duo are sharing how they make things work on this week’s podisode!   After a slight delay, Marc and Jan are back to discuss what it’s like to be married while relying on social assistance. How does being on ODSP put a strain on those in … Read more

Week of Disability Uprising (Draft Proposal)

I think everyone can agree that it’s time for revolution, an uprising for those with disabilities. A show of support and force, an act to get recognition and acknowledgement, a demonstration for change. These are just my initial thoughts, the beginnings of a plan. I don’t want one protest and I don’t want one day. … Read more

35. You Say You Want A Disability Revolution

The Blindnamic Duo are back and have plenty of ground to cover!   How is Marc preparing for a revolution and what is Jan doing to help paint a picture for him? We’re  reviewing Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, talking Instagram photos and making a big announcement. Be sure to listen if you’re on the … Read more

A New ODSP And Other Changes

In the beginning, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) was meant to bring people with disabilities into society. That was the goal: inclusion. Somewhere along the way, ODSP became a means to push people with disabilities into society by getting them off ODSP (and the government financial assistance and/or humanitarian subsidies). That become the goal: save … Read more

34. The Blind Art Of Streaming For Marc

The Blindnamic Duo are back and row row rowing their boat gently down the stream!   Okay, so it isn’t THAT kind of stream but Marc and Jan still have plenty to talk about. Find out what they thought of streaming a concert on their latest Quarendate, how the Guiding Goddess is readjusting to work … Read more