[blindkid] didn't want to clutter up the list,Re: Australia

Susan Harper sueharper at firstchurchgriswold.org
Sat Feb 20 14:00:05 UTC 2010


Actually, I was gaining a lot of insight from the different points of view.
No disagreement and discussion, no learning, no compromise, no tolerance!
Blessings,
Sue H.

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Heather <craney07 at rochester.rr.com> wrote:

>   I saw the messages from the moderators.  I am dropping it.  I have so
> many more things worth stressing over in my life.  But I did address two
> blatently wrong statements, in a post with a different subject.  Have
> friends from Austrillia and they would kill me if they found out that I was
> lax about some ignorant statement like that.  How would you feel if someone
> stated that the whole United States had a climate like Virmont, or that we
> have no, insert name of service, that is vital and that we do infact have.
> Ok, sorry for emailing you off-list, but I didn't want to piss off any
> moderators, but I don't know if thisn list has rules about not emailing
> people off-list.  I hope not, or I am screwed.  I am used to more laid back
> lists.  Sorry again.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Albert J Rizzi" <
> albert at myblindspot.org>
> To: "'NFBnet Blind Kid Mailing List,(for parents of blind children)'" <
> blindkid at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 3:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [blindkid] Australia
>
>
> Heather, let it go. We are all in agreement that the slate and stylus is a
>> good thing for students to learn and use. As they grow as individuals it
>> is
>> they who will determine what options they choose for their life and what
>> they don't as parents and educators we must offer all options in spite of
>> what we as adults have come to prefer. It is all about empowering  our
>> children to greatness and not trying to be right or convince any one
>> person
>> about why we prefer to use what we use, just know options in life are what
>> make life wonderful. That is and was the nature of the inquiry I heard and
>> supported in this dialogue. Peace.
>>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: blindkid-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:blindkid-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>> Behalf Of Heather
>> Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 1:28 PM
>> To: NFBnet Blind Kid Mailing List,(for parents of blind children)
>> Subject: [blindkid] Australia
>>
>>   Emergency code for Austrilia, 000, for New Zealand, 111
>>
>> In Australia, snow can fall in the mountains of Victoria, Australian
>> Capital
>> Territory, New South Wales and Tasmania. There is a regular snow season in
>> several areas which have seasonal ski tourism industries. Sometimes snow
>> has
>> even been reported in the mountains of South Australia, Western Australia
>> and Queensland though this is very rare.
>>
>> Snow at sea level has been recorded on mainland Australia but has happened
>> more times in Tasmania, some of the snow at sea level has fallen in the
>> off
>> season like summer. Snow has fallen nearly everywhere in Tasmania, though
>> it
>> is rare to fall in the north coast at sea level.
>>
>> The occasional cold snap, caused by cold air drifting north from
>> Antarctica,
>> can cause significant snowfall in rural areas, as well as major cities
>> such
>> as Hobart, Melbourne's outer mountain suburbs, Canberra and Sydney. Such
>> occasions are rare, but have occurred in 1951, 1986 and 2005.
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