Three Heartwarming Authors for Autumn Romance

(DGIwire) – After Labor Day, when the air starts to get crisper and people start to pull out  sweaters…it’s the perfect time to cuddle up with a heartwarming book. And anyone searching for the best of romance fiction this fall won’t have to look far beyond the three authors featured here, who have propelled themselves […]

A Nostalgic Rendezvous with a New York Family from 100 Years Ago

(DGIwire)  Opening the pages of Growing Up in Ridgewood, Queens, 1920 to 1932 by Griselda Holzinger Lobell is like stepping back into the New York of yesteryear. This historic memoir chronicles the intimate life of a middle class second generation family – their values, daily routines, women’s roles, personal triumphs and tragedies. Griselda remembers in […]

Two Soulful Books to Soak In This Summer

(DGIwire)  There’s nothing quite like relaxing with a book in the summer. Whether it is by a pool, beach, park, lake, backyard or inside in the air conditioning, summer is a perfect time to soak up not only some rays but also some warm words. For those looking for some inspiration to go along with […]

The 3 Hottest Authors for Summer Fun Romance

(DGIwire) – The summer months are sizzling…and romance novels can make them even hotter. Every June through September, there is a wide selection of authors to choose as companions: at the beach, at home, wherever! And anyone searching for the best of romance fiction in 2019 won’t have to look far beyond the three authors […]

To Teach the Visually Impaired, Educators Turn to Electronic Games

(DGIwire) — Advances in gaming apps have ushered in an exciting new era for educators within the visually impaired community. Thanks to the development of a wide range of creative games—some of which mimic classic video, sports, card and game-show entertainment—educators have new resources to impart an array of critical skills to their visually impaired […]

Little Braille Bricks Could Enhance Literacy for the Blind

(DGIwire) – Many people’s childhoods were made significantly more fun by playing with interlocking plastic bricks—which formed the basis of any number of impromptu and fanciful creations. Now this ubiquitous and colorful staple of youth is finding a new and more serious purpose. As recently reported in The New York Times, the toys are being […]

The Silver Disobedience Playbook Now Available on Kindle

(DGIwire) – The Silver Disobedience Playbook: 365 Inspirations for Living and Loving Agelessly (ISBN: 978-1732966918) is now available in a Kindle e-reader format, in addition to the popular paperback version. Both books are available for purchase on Amazon. The Silver Disobedience Playbook continues to receive rave, five-star reviews. Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame member […]

Mother’s Day 2019: Two Inspirational Books Moms Will Love

(DGIwire) One of the best ways to honor Mom on Mother’s Day (or anytime) is to allow her time to focus on herself. Two recently published books, The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose and The Silver Disobedience Playbook: 365 Inspirations for Living and Loving Agelessly, offer inspiration and wisdom to all […]

In the Silver Disobedience Playbook, the Secret Ingredient is Love

Essays by @SilverDisobedience Provide Endless Inspiration for Living and Loving Agelessly (DGIwire)  NEW YORK— Many factors, including advances in technology and healthcare, have changed notions and realities of aging. People are living longer, delaying parenthood, entering second marriages and, in many ways, pushing their own personal “restart” buttons. Still, while all this is happening, many […]

3 ‘Hot’ Romance Novels to Keep Readers Cool When It’s Sweltering

(DGIwire) – Let’s face it: the summer months can be brutally hot…and those days will be here soon. But there’s another kind of “heat” in the summer that’s not so bad—the kind readers feel when dipping into their favorite romance novels. For all those who are already planning to get some reading done this summer, […]

Teen Girl Converses With Canines in New Young Adult Novel

(DGIwire) – Every dog owner feels they have a special bond with their pet. Some even swear they can interpret every bark, growl or whimper. Very few people, however, would claim to be able to translate the canine language into complete English sentences. What would life be like if a conversation could be carried on […]

‘FINDING JULIA’ MOVIE THRILLER BRINGS VIETNAMESE STAR TO U.S. AUDIENCES

(DGIwire)  On Friday, April 19 a simultaneous release of the feature film “Finding Julia” opened in more than 25 cities around the country.  The psychological thriller is the story of Julia Chamonix, a beautiful young Eurasian aspiring actress in New York City WHO IS caught in a desperate clash between two cultures and her own […]

Bessie’s Story: Watching the Lights Go Out

(DGIwire)   BESSIE’S STORY – Watching the Lights Go Out by Thomas W. Farmen is an inspiring and gratifying book about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab named Bessie who gradually loses her eyesight.  The author thoughtfully leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old pet through the two-and-a-half year transition to […]

Video Game Accessibility for the Blind Gets Better

(DGIwire) – By definition, video games are an intensely visual medium—and the quality of the visuals can make or break a game’s quality. For visually impaired players, a lack of access to what’s happening on the screen has been a longstanding challenge. But it’s one that is rapidly changing with the advent of new technology, […]

Eye-Opening New Technology Benefits the Visually Impaired

(DGIwire) – This is a time of technological wonders—and many of the advances now being made are designed to enhance the lives of the visually impaired. As a recent article on Raconteur.net notes, tech is increasingly helping those with no or low vision to live as sighted people do. For example, smart glasses are utilizing […]

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