A Review Of the George Charles Airport in Saint Lucia By Donna J. Jodhan

A review of the George Charles Airport
By Donna Jodhan
Award winning advocate and sight loss coach

Introduction:
This tiny airport sits on a tiny Caribbean Island named Saint Lucia.
Despite its tiny size however, it remains as one of the Caribbean’s most accessible, friendliest and welcoming airports.

So how would I rate their services? With 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, here are my ratings.
Service desk assistance – 5
Assistance for guests with special needs – 5
Assistance at airport restaurant – 5

Remarks :
Access to the restaurant was extremely user friendly for a vision impaired person and navigating among the tables was not very difficult.

About airport staff:
Extremely helpful.

My mealsat the restaurant:
Yummy and filled with Caribbean flavours.

Any suggestions?
Just keep up the great work.
Contact info:
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To learn more about me as an award winning sight loss coach and advocate visit www.donnajodhan.com
Visit www.donnajodhan.com and access the coach page to learn about the services that I offer; affordable and affective.

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The Latest and Greatest Apps from the December Apple Vis Online Newsletter

Welcome to the December 2022 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly newsletter which highlights what’s new and noteworthy
on the AppleVis website. Below, you’ll find a selection of the best content posted to AppleVis by members of the community –
from new app entries, to app updates, to the latest news and podcasts.
We are pleased to highlight the newest apps.
…. New and Noteworthy App Entries

1. Chess King – Learn to Play (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)

Chess King is an unprecedented chess teaching app. In the program are included courses in tactics, strategy, openings, middle game, and endgame, split by levels from beginners to experienced players, and even professional players.

With the help of this program, you can improve your chess knowledge, learn new tactical tricks and combinations, and consolidate the acquired knowledge into practice.

The program acts as a coach who gives tasks to solve and helps to solve them if you get stuck. It will give you hints, explanations and show you even striking refutation of the mistakes you might make.

Some courses contain a theoretical section, which explains the methods of the game in a certain stage of the game, based on actual examples. The theory is presented in an interactive way, which means you can not only read the text of the lessons, but also to make moves on the board and work out unclear moves on the board.

Current Version: 1.5.1 (December 20, 2022)

Read Chess King – Learn to Play’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/education/chess-king-learn-play>
Visit Chess King – Learn to Play’s App Store page <https://apps.apple.com/us/app/chess-king-learn-to-play/id1305823239?platform=iphone>

2. Click Your Poison (iOS/iPadOS, US$4.99)
Part game, part interactive audiobook, this bestselling branching-path story written by James Schannep has been brought to new life by narrator R.C. Bray through the alchemy of Cubus Games. Let this award-winning narrator be your guide through the dark, gritty, and often humorous zombie-infested wasteland. Live, die, and rise again based solely on the merit of your own decisions. But choose wisely, because there’s no going back.
FEATURES:
* 13+ hours of narrated gameplay
* Hundreds of choices
* 3 unique storylines
* 50+ possible endings

Current Version: 1.1.1 (July 7, 2022)
Read Click Your Poison’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information <https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/games/click-your-poison-infected>
Visit Click Your Poison’s App Store page
<https://apps.apple.com/us/app/click-your-poison-infected/id1590501949>

3. Matching games for kids Ploppy (iOS/iPadOS, US$1.99)
A fun card matching game for everyone! What makes Ploppy Pairs special is the SharePlay functionality, which lets you play with friends and family together via FaceTime and makes you feel as if you are all in the same place.
There are various theme-based levels with difficulties from 4 up to 70 cards, which makes the game a great fun way to train the memory skills for all ages! Each level unlocks a new skin by reaching the best score possible. The score is dependent of the amount of needed turns.

Current Version: 2.0.4 (December, 22, 2022)
Read Matching games for kids Ploppy’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/games/matching-games-kids-ploppy>
Visit Matching games for kids Ploppy’s App Store page <https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/matching-games-for-kids-ploppy/id1597674393>

4. Shadowrocket (iOS/iPadOS, US$2.99)
Rule based proxy utility client for iPhone/iPad.
* Capture all HTTP/HTTPS/TCP traffic from any applications on your device, and redirect to the proxy server.
* Record and display HTTP, HTTPS, DNS requests from your iOS devices.
* Configure rules using domain match, domain suffix, domain keyword, CIDR IP range, and/or GeoIP lookup.
* Measure traffic usage and network speed on WiFi, cellular, direct and proxy connections.
* Import rule files from URL or iCloud Drive.
* Block ads by domain, user agent rules.
* Local DNS Mapping.
* Work on cellular networks.
* Decrypt HTTPS traffic.
* Perform URL rewrite.
* Fully IPv6 supports.
* Script filter supports.
* Multi-level forward proxy.
* Support kcptun, cloak, gost, v2ray plugins.
* Support DNS over HTTTPS, DNS over TLS, DNS over QUIC.

Current Version: 2.2.24 (December 9, 2022)
Read Shadowrocket’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information <https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/utilities/shadowrocket>
Visit Shadowrocket’s App Store page <https://apps.apple.com/us/app/shadowrocket/id932747118>

All recent app entries posted to AppleVis can be found at:

iOS/iPadOS
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=ios_app_directory>
Mac
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=mac_app_directory>
Apple Watch
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=watch_directory>
Apple TV
<https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=tv_directory>

 

 

 

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Ask Coach Donna J. Jodhan – How to Iron Clothes

Ask the Coach!

January 17 2023

My name is Donna Jodhan and I am using my extensive experience as a sight loss coach as well as my lived experience to share and respond to questions that are submitted to me and I also invite you to share your thoughts on questions asked.

 

For this week:  a question from Chantale in Brussels Belgium.

Chantale wants to know how to iron clothes!

 

My response:

Chantale, not too many people iron clothes these days but here is what I do if I need to iron anything.

 

I lay my piece of clothing on a flat surface or there are those flat ironing boards that you can also lay on your flat surface and then place your clothing on it.

I believe that these are still sold; they do not have legs.

 

Next I use a steaming iron to iron my clothes.

Or I also put my clothing on a hanger and hang it on the curtain rod in my bathroom and then take a shower.

 

The hot steam from the shower’s water helps to remove crinkles and you would be amazed to see how well this technique works.

 

Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Tell us what you think!  Share your feedback and let’s get more ideas cracking!

It’s important for us to share how we do things!

 

To contact me with a question or a thought; please send an email to me at donnajodhan@gmail.com and I’ll be sure to respond in 5 business days at the most.

If you wish me to respond earlier then put the word important in your subject line and I’ll do my best to respond more quickly.

Until the next time then!

I’m Donna wishing you a pleasant day and thanking everyone for their insightful feedback and suggestions!

 

 

 

 

 

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See the Latest Hottest Tips from Sterling Creations For January

Hello there and welcome to our monthly feature of all kinds of tips.
We at the business desk are pleased to bring you our monthly feature of a plethora of tips that cover a wide range of topics.
All of our tips are designed to help you save time, cut down on your research, and help you get ahead.
So go ahead and read on.
This week we bring you our monthly tips.
It’s what we do for a living! We help you to help yourself!
Enjoy!
From the business desk team at http://www.sterlingcreations.com.
Follow us on Twitter @accessibleworld

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Helpful tips for January 2023

In this issue:

General tips
Articles of the day
* What is trigger finger
From the pages of Donna’s travel diary
* What is your emergency kit?

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General tips
Courtesy of the research team at http://www.sterlingcreations.ca

With huge thanks toMelanie Mama Peach

1) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For The Carpet

Spot Removers
For any stain:
* Make a sudsy solution of Tide laundry detergent and water. Brush the suds into the stain vertically and horizontally with a soft brush. Blot dry as much as possible. If stain persists, repeat process.
Grease Stains:
* Pour a generous amount of either baking soda or cornmeal over the spots and brush lightly through the pile of the rug. Leave overnight and vacuum off the next day.
Doggy Spots:
* Rub with a solution of vinegar or lemon juice and warm sudsy water. Blot and repeat if necessary. Or blot up thoroughly. Then pour club soda over the spot. Blot again. Place a dry white towel over the stain and put a heavy book on top of it. If the towel becomes soggy, replace with a clean towel immediately.
Cola And Coffee Stains:
* Quick action and an ice cube will generally remove these stains from pale carpeting. Blot the spill immediately, then rub an ice cube over the spot and blot again. Or blot up the excess, then rub with a solution of vinegar, detergent and water.
* Try shaving cream. It is ready instantly and is often more effective than water solutions.
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2) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For The Carpet
Repairing A Burn
* Remove some fuzz from the carpet, either by shaving or pulling out with a tweezer. Roll into the shape of the burn. Apply a good cement glue to the backing of the rug and press the fuzz down into the burn spot. Cover with a piece of cleansing tissue and place a heavy book on top. This will cause the glue to dry very slowly, and you will get the best results.
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3) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Carpet
Removing Sooty Footmarks
* Try an art gum eraser on light-colored carpets
* Sprinkle soiled areas with salt. Wait 30 minutes and then vacuum.
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4) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Carpet
Removing Candle Wax Drippings
* Place a blotter or brown paper bag over the spot and put a hot iron over the blotter. After a few minutes, the wax will be absorbed into the blotter. Repeat if necessary.
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5) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Carpet
Getting Rid Of Ball Point Ink Marks
* Sponge with sour milk. When milk is absorbed, apply again until the spot disappears. Make your own sour milk by adding a few teaspoons of vinegar to fresh milk.
* Saturate with hair spray. Allow to dry. Brush lightly with a solution of water and vinegar. Blot up excess.
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6) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For The Carpet
Flattened Carpet
* If heavy furniture has flattened the pile of your rugs, raise it with a steam iron. Build up good steam and hold your iron over the damaged spot. Don’t touch the carpet with the iron. Brush briskly.
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Articles of the day
Chosen by the Business Desk team

What Is Trigger Finger
Trigger finger is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking or catching when you bend and straighten your finger. The condition is also known as “stenosing tenosynovitis.” The ring finger and thumb are most often affected by trigger finger, but it can occur in the other fingers, as well. When the thumb is involved, the condition is called “trigger thumb.”
Anatomy Of The Fingers:
The flexor tendons are long cord-like structures that attach the muscles of the forearm to the bones of the fingers. When the muscles contract, the flexor tendons allow the fingers to bend.
Each of the flexor tendons passes through a tunnel in the palm and fingers that allows it to glide smoothly as the finger bends and straightens. This tunnel is called the “tendon sheath.”
Along the tendon sheath, bands of tissue called “pulleys” hold the flexor tendons closely to the finger bones. The tendons pass through the pulleys as the finger moves. The pulley at the base of the finger is called the “A1 pulley.” This is the pulley that is most often involved in trigger finger.
Normal finger anatomy:
The tendon sheath attaches to the finger bones and keeps the flexor tendon in place as it moves. The A1 pulley is near the opening of the tendon sheath.
Description
In a patient with trigger finger, the A1 pulley becomes inflamed or thickened, making it harder for the flexor tendon to glide through it as the finger bends. Over time, the flexor tendon may also become inflamed and develop a small nodule on its surface. When the finger flexes and the nodule passes through the pulley, there is a sensation of catching or popping. This is often painful.
The thickened nodule on the flexor tendon strikes the A1 pulley, making it difficult to straighten the finger.
In a severe case of trigger finger, the finger locks and becomes stuck in a bent position. Sometimes the patient must use his or her other hand to straighten the finger.
Cause:
While the causes of trigger finger are not well known, several factors may increase your risk for developing the condition. These include:
• Medical conditions. Trigger finger is more common in people with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.
• Forceful hand activities. The condition is known to occur after forceful use of the fingers and thumb.
Symptoms:
Symptoms of trigger finger often start without a single injury. They may follow a period of heavy or extensive hand use, particularly pinching and grasping activities.
Symptoms may include:
• A tender lump at the base of the finger on the palm side of the hand
• A catching, popping, or locking sensation with finger movement
• Pain when you bend or straighten the finger
Stiffness and locking tend to be worse after periods of inactivity, such as when you wake up in the morning.
In a severe case, the involved finger may become locked in a bent position.
Doctor Examination
Your doctor will be able to diagnose a trigger finger by talking with you about your symptoms and examining your hand. Typically, x-rays or other tests are not needed.
During the exam, your doctor will look for:
• Tenderness over the flexor tendon sheath in the palm of your hand
• Thickening or swelling of the tendon sheath
• Triggering when you bend and straighten your finger
Hand examination
During the examination, your doctor will check your finger for stiffness and signs of locking.
Treatment:
Nonsurgical Treatment
Initial treatment for a trigger finger is usually nonsurgical.
Rest:
Resting your hand and avoiding activities that make it worse may be enough to resolve the problem.
Splinting:
Wearing a splint at night to keep the affected finger or thumb in a straight position while you sleep may be helpful.
Exercises:
Gentle stretching exercises can help decrease stiffness and improve range of motion in the involved digit.
Medications:
Over-the-counter medications, such as acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can help relieve pain and inflammation.
Steroid injections:
Corticosteroid, or cortisone, is an anti-inflammatory agent that can be injected into the tendon sheath at the base of the trigger finger. A steroid injection may resolve the triggering over a period of one day to several weeks. If symptoms do not improve with time, a second injection may be given. If two injections do not help the problem, surgery may be considered.
Surgical Treatment
If your finger does not get better with nonsurgical treatment, you may wish to consider surgery. Surgery is elective. The decision for surgery is based on how much pain or loss of function you have in your finger. If, however, your finger or thumb is stuck in a flexed or bent position, your doctor may recommend surgery to prevent permanent stiffness.
Surgical procedure
The surgical procedure for trigger finger is called “tenolysis” or “trigger finger release.”
The goal of the procedure is to release the A1 pulley that is blocking tendon movement so the flexor tendon can glide more easily through the tendon sheath. Typically, the procedure is done in an outpatient setting with an injection of local anesthesia to numb the area for surgery.
Surgery is performed through either a small open incision in the palm or with the tip of a needle. The A1 pulley is divided (released) so that the flexor tendon can glide freely. Although pulleys have an important function in the hand, releasing the A1 pulley should not cause problems in the future.
Trigger finger release surgery
During trigger release surgery, the A1 pulley is cut.
Complications
Complications can occur with any type of surgery. Your doctor will discuss the risks with you before surgery and will take specific measures to help prevent complications.
The most common complications following surgery for trigger finger or trigger thumb include:
• Stiffness in the involved finger.
• Inability to straighten the involved finger. If you were not able to straighten your finger completely before surgery, you might not be able to do so afterward.
• Temporary soreness or swelling at the site of surgery
Less common complications include:
• Persistent locking or clicking. This may indicate that more of the pulley needs to be released or may be caused by another problem in your finger.
• “Bowstringing.” In a small number of cases, the tendon may “bow” away from the bone, resulting in reduced range of motion. Bowstringing occurs when one of the more important pulleys is released.
• Infection (rare)
• Digital nerve injury. This may cause numbness or tingling along part of the finger.
Recovery
Most patients are encouraged to move their finger immediately after surgery.
It is common to have some soreness in your palm. Elevating your hand above your heart can help reduce pain and swelling.
Although your incision will heal within a few weeks, it may take from 4 to 6 months for swelling and stiffness in your hand and fingers or thumb to go away completely.
If stiffness, swelling, or pain persist after surgery, your doctor may recommend seeing a hand therapist.
Outcome. Patients who have surgery experience significant improvement in function as well as relief from the pain of a trigger finger. Still, if a contracture or loss of motion was present before surgery, complete range of motion may not be restored.

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From the pages of Donna’s diary
What is your emergency kit?

We are now living in a travel world whereby losing one’s luggage is becoming more and more of a reality. I learned this only too well when I traveled to Portugal in the Spring of 2022.

A growing number of travelers have decided to take over stuffed carry on luggage onto the aircraft so that they would not need to worry about losing their luggage. I for one however still prefer to pack my suitcase but here are some things that you can stuff into your carry on in order to defend against lost luggage.
Keep in mind that this little kit should be able to keep you going for a day or two until you retrieve your lost luggage or you are able to buy replacements.

First, make sure that those little things you take conform to the size limit.
Toothpaste and tooth brush.
Shampoo.
Hair brush.
Deodourant.
Hand or body lotion.
Body wash.
A change of clothes.
Underwear.
Razor blades if necessary.

This should be enough to keep you fresh and clean as you wait for your luggage to be delivered
I’m Donna J. Jodhan enjoying my travels.

To learn more about me as a sight loss coach and author visit
http://www.donnajodhan.com

On your next trip you could enrich your down time with some of my audio mysteries. Take them with you wherever you go!
In the car, on the plane, on the bus or train, at the beach, anywhere!
Affordable, portable, (computer or i device) and you could either purchase or Subscribe for unlimited access to my library at www.donnajodhan.com/store.html
and you can now take advantage of our free downloads here.

Follow me on Twitter @accessibleworld and at author_jodhan
And like me on Facebook at
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Coach Donna J. Jodhan tells you how to know when food is moldy!

Ask the Coach!

January 10 2023

My name is Donna Jodhan and I am using my extensive experience as a sight loss coach as well as my lived experience to share and respond to questions that are submitted to me and I also invite you to share your thoughts on questions asked.

 

For this week:  a question from Janie in Dublin Ireland.

Janie wants to know how to tell when food is moldy.

 

My response:

Janie, ordinarily it is relatively easy if you can see as there are tell tale signs resting on the top of your food.

 

Green is the colour that you look for and if it is present then you put your food in the garbage.

 

Next you can use your sense of smell to tell you if food has gone mouldy.

If there is a distinct rotten smell then you need to put your food in the garbage.

 

Finally use your fingers to tell you if the food is slimy and if it is this is your third reason for throwing your food in the garbage.

 

Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Tell us what you think!  Share your feedback and let’s get more ideas cracking!

It’s important for us to share how we do things!

 

To contact me with a question or a thought; please send an email to me at donnajodhan@gmail.com and I’ll be sure to respond in 5 business days at the most.

If you wish me to respond earlier then put the word important in your subject line and I’ll do my best to respond more quickly.

Until the next time then!

I’m Donna wishing you a pleasant day and thanking everyone for their insightful feedback and suggestions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The December Monthly News Round Up For Award Winning Advocate, Sight Loss Coach and Author Donna J. Jodhan

The Monthly News Round Up For Award Winning Advocate, Sight Loss Coach and Author Donna J. Jodhan
For the month of December 2022

Read about Donna’s external engagements

Current Affairs

Major news items can be found here
It’s all about Donna’s major initiatives for this month plus a lot more

Current Affairs

Blogs posted for this month
To the www.sterlingcreations.ca/blog page
The kids who cannot advocate for themselves

The Kids Who Cannot Advocate For Themselves


In every journey 2022

In Every Journey 2022


See who Donna J. Jodhan recognized for November 2022

News – November 2022 – Recognition


See who Donna J. Jodhan has recognized for December 2022

See Who Donna J. Jodhan Recognizes for December 2022


Announcing the winners of the Dear MRS Claus 2022 writing contest

Announcing The Winners of The Dear MRS Claus 2022 Writing Contest

You can also view previous selections here.

Contributions From Founder and Advocate Donna Jodhan

Donna has also posted other articles of interest on her
www.sterlingcreations.com/blog page
for this month.
The November news round up for Donna J. Jodhan

The November News Round Up for Donna J. Jodhan


The December news round up

See the latest and hottest tips from the Sterling Creations Team
https://sterlingcreations.com/blog/see-the-latest-and-hottest-tips-from-the-
sterling-creations-team
Want to learn what you can ask Alexa today? Relevant for what’s going on at the present time Ask Alexa …

Announcing Alexa’s special features for today


Alexa’s news for the holiday season

Alexa’s news for the holiday season


The latest from the Apple Vis November online newsletter

From The Apple Vis November Online Newsletter – the Latest And Newest Apps


A review of the Piarco International Airport

A Review of the Piarco International Airport

Catch up with Donna’s expert page at

Ask An Expert


and for this month

Ask an Expert – December 2022 – What About Some Accessible Holiday Activities?

Read Donna’s author’s tip for this month

Ask an Author – December 2022 – Making Things Happen


And catch up with previous author’s tips

Ask An Author

Read Donna J. Jodhan’s articles on ask the coach for this month
How to deal with invisible stains

Ask The Coach – Donna Jodhan Tells You How To Get Rid Of Invisible Stains


How to deal with bees and wasps

From Award Winning Sight Loss Coach and Advocate Donna J. Jodhan Dealing With Bees And Wasps


How to organize kitchen drawers

Ask Coach Donna J. Jodhan – How to Organize your Kitchen Draws

Read Donna J. Jodhan’s tips and hints for catching up with the coach for this month
Best of tips for children; the newborn

Coach Donna J. Jodhan shares important tips for children


Best of hints for children (safety tips)

Catch up with Coach Donna J. Jodhan and learn about tips for Children (safety tips)

Read the hottest monthly tips from the Sterling Creations team,

From the Apple Vis online newsletter,

Around the town reviews

From the pages of Donna’s did you know diary
A bit of this and a bit of that

Donna J. Jodhan shares tips from her December 2022 Did You Know Diary


Read her latest product review at
Reader Review: Magnetic Kitchen Clips
https://www.toptechtidbits.com/134.html
And see an archive of all of her product reviews at
https://www.toptechtidbits.com/news.html

See donna’s latest December Monthly reviews for the AIN news at
Reader Review: Self Service Check Outs at Supermarkets https://www.accessinformationnews.com/2.html
Reader Review: Inaccessible Pin Pads That Require You To Use A Touch Screen https://www.accessinformationnews.com/5.html

Listen and catch up with Donna’s shows
“ask Donna”( )
Ask Donna YouTube Playlist: https://www.donnajodhan.com/askdonnaFeatures:
For this month:
Week 1 – Advocacy = Complaints at the CTA
Week 2 – Author = Making things happen
Week 3 – coach = Dealing with invisible stains
Week 4 – Expert =What about some accessible holiday activities.

“dining with donna”
( )
Dining With Donna YouTube Playlist: https://www.donnajodhan.com/dwd
Features:
For this month:
week 1 -Bittersweet Chocolate Espresso Crème Brûlee
week 2 – Easy Peach Buckle
week 3 – English Bread Pudding
week 4 – Five Spice Apple Crisp

To learn more about Donna as an award winning sight loss coach and advocate plus more visit www.donnajodhan.com

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Ask Coach Donna J. Jodhan – How to Peal Potatoes

Ask the Coach!

January 03 2023

My name is Donna Jodhan and I am using my extensive experience as a sight loss coach as well as my lived experience to share and respond to questions that are submitted to me and I also invite you to share your thoughts on questions asked.

 

For this week:  a question from Andrew of Wullmington Delaware.

Andrew is looking for an easy way to peal potatoes.

 

My response:

Andrew, pealing potatoes may not appeal to us at the best of times but here is how I deal with it.

 

First I boil my potatoes.

Next I let them stand in very warm water for at least five minutes.

Then with a sharp pairing knife I proceed to peal from top to bottom.

Most times I can use my fingers to peal the potatoes.

 

You can tell the difference between the peal that is left against the potato itself.

The skin is rough and the potato itself is smooth.

 

Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Tell us what you think!  Share your feedback and let’s get more ideas cracking!

It’s important for us to share how we do things!

 

To contact me with a question or a thought; please send an email to me at donnajodhan@gmail.com and I’ll be sure to respond in 5 business days at the most.

If you wish me to respond earlier then put the word important in your subject line and I’ll do my best to respond more quickly.

Until the next time then!

I’m Donna wishing you a pleasant day and thanking everyone for their insightful feedback and suggestions!

 

 

 

 

 

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Catch up with Coach Donna J. Jodhan and learn about tips for Children (safety tips)

Catching up with the coach!

December 30 2022

The Blind Lifestyle Newsletter. The lifestyle newsletter of and for the blind and vision impaired by Sight Loss Coach and Author Donna Jodhan.

 

Welcome to my blind lifestyle newsletter.

Today I am pleased to share some of my tips with you and you can read more of these by visiting www.donnajodhan.com/tbln.html

 

3) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Children

Safety Tips

* Even adults sometimes walk into closed sliding glass doors. To help youngsters to avoid this hazard, place a piece of colored tape on the glass at eye level to alert the child when the door is closed.

* Teach a child as early as possible that red means danger. Paint all harmful bottle caps with red fingernail polish. Red is a danger signal that he/she will recognize throughout his/her life.

* If your toddler likes to try sneaking outside when you’re not looking, tie a small bell to the door. You will always be able to hear when the door is being opened.

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4) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Children

Baby’s First Pair Of Shoes

* For baby with his/her first pair of hard-soled shoes, walking on a ahrd surface is like walking on ice for an adult. If you glue a very thin strip of foam rubber to the soles of the shoes, the baby will gain much confidence when he/she is walking. When worn, scrape off the remains with a razor blade and apply a new piece.

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Please send me your feedback and if you have any suggestions or thoughts then I’d love to hear from you.

Email me at donnajodhan@gmail.com

 

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Coach Donna J. Jodhan shares important tips for children

Catching up with the coach!

December 29 2022

The Blind Lifestyle Newsletter. The lifestyle newsletter of and for the blind and vision impaired by Sight Loss Coach and Author Donna Jodhan.

 

Welcome to my blind lifestyle newsletter.

Today I am pleased to share some of my tips with you and you can read more of these by visiting www.donnajodhan.com/tbln.html

 

1) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Children

 

Tips For The Newborn

 

* to allow mother a few extra hours sleep, use perfume freely on yourself when baby first comes home from the hospital. Later dab your perfume on baby’s crib sheets or pillow. He/she will smell the mama smell and feel safe and content.

* If baby bubbles a bit after feedings, and must be changed frequently to keep him/her smelling sweet, try this: moisten a cloth with water, dip it into baking soda and dab at the dribble. The odor will disappear.

* Use baby’s infant seat for bathing in the bathtub. Remove pad and buckle strap and place a large folded bath towel in the seat. Place baby in seat, and put in water. Now you can use both hands.

 

* Keep a heating pad beside baby’s crib and when he/she is up for his night feedings, turn the pad on warm and place on crib matress. When you put baby back down, his/her bed will be nice and warm and he/she will settle down more quickly. Be sure to remove the heating pad.

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2) Best Of Helpful Hints: The Best Of Hints For Children Crystal Clear Baby Bottles

* Place a few agate marbles in the sterilizer when cleaning baby bottles. The marbles will gather all the corrosion.

 

Please send me your feedback and if you have any suggestions or thoughts then I’d love to hear from you.

Email me at donnajodhan@gmail.com

 

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Donna J. Jodhan shares tips from her December 2022 Did You Know Diary

December 2022

A bit of this and a bit of that from Donna’s did you know diary

Award winning sight loss coach, author and advocate

 

Welcome to my Donna’s did you know diary for December and pleased to share the following with you.

 

Here’s what I learned for this month.

  • What are 2 possible foods that act as anti depressants?

According to some health experts, it is Turmeric and almonds

 

  • All about frozen veggies versus fresh veggies:

It is cheaper to buy frozen veggies

 

*About fresh potatoes versus frozen potatoes:

It is cheaper to purchase fresh potatoes.

 

  • Some tips on creating safe passwords:

Create passwords that are a combination of upper and lower case letters, symbols, and numbers.

A good suggestion would be to make your password as a phrase.

 

  • Some not to forget tips to deal with the flu season and Covid!

Wash your hands.

Watch your distance.

Wear your mask.

 

  • Some useful tips when dealing with stale bread:

Put a bit of stale bread in your cookie jar to keep your cookies fresh.

Use when making stuffing.

Give as food to the birds.

And this!

If you want to refresh a stale donut then just put it in the microwave for 30 seconds and presto!  Your donut is as good as new!

 

 

  • Some very interesting medical news for consideration!

According to Chen-Hui Chen, from Duke, University,  “The human body has some limited regenerative abilities such as the liver.  When part of the liver is removed or destroyed, the remaining portion grows to the original size and allows the liver to function as it did before.  The medical term for this is “compensatory hypertrophy.”

Our kidneys, pancreas, thyroid, adrenal glands, and lungs will also compensate for organ loss.

 

  • When taking antibiotics pay attention to these tips.

Avoid dairy products such as butter, cheese, and milk.

Drink lots of water.

 

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