[nfbmi-talk] Up on the roof!?

Larry D Keeler lkeeler at comcast.net
Tue Dec 2 02:38:59 UTC 2014

Its difficult but I could do it. You would probably put them on the troffs 
or nail them down to the edge of the roof. You'd also have to use those all 
weather lights.
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> Hello Michigan Federationists:
>     In President Riccobono's December Newsletter, he discusses putting 
> Christmas lights out on his roof. This is not something I
> have ever done. I know a blind person could do it, but I am not sure how 
> he did it. I suspect lights would neet to go around the
> edge or they would not be seen. Isn't the edge of a roof slanted to get 
> rid of the rain? How does anyone safely string lights on the
> edge of a roof without falling? Also, how do we as blind people know that 
> the lights are actually working? I tried to put lights on
> a Christmas tree a few years ago and it took ten hours. It was very 
> frustrating. After that, my mom got us a tree that already has
> lights on it. I put on my own ornaments though. There are many things I 
> would like to do with another blind person. One of them is
> go up on a roof without getting killed or injured and another is to see 
> how someone puts up their own Christmas lights as a blind
> person without many hours and a lot of frustration.
> Sincerely,
> Terri Wilcox
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