[blindkid] blindkid Digest, Vol 78, Issue 9

Carly B barnesraiser at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 13:50:17 UTC 2010

I voted for you and now I want a link to your website! lol!

:) Carolynn
On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 1:31 PM, Leslie Ligon
<atfirstsight at ligondesign.com>wrote:

>  Hello everyone,
> Some of you on here - especially those whose kids are around my older son,
> Ethan's age - know that I'm not only an advocate, I'm a braille jewelry
> designer. (One of the first, in fact, having been in business for more than
> 10 years.)
> I hope I'm not overstepping my bounds by sending this out here, but wanted
> everyone in the blindness community to know my braille alphabet bracelet
> ("braille fashion cheat-sheet") has been nominated for the Cooper-Hewitt
> Museum People's Design Award. The Cooper-Hewitt is in NYC and is part of the
> Smithsonian system.
> I would appreciate the votes of any and all who value the design of that
> bracelet as a unique way of promoting the importance of braille literacy. It
> looks like I have a good shot here (there are only two other designs that
> have garnered more Facebook, Sharethis and e-mail traffic) though of course,
> no one knows how many votes any of the nominated designs has garnered!
> If you'd like to look at all of the designs there, and hopefully, vote for
> the braille alphabet bracelet, their link is:
> http://peoplesdesignaward.cooperhewitt.org/2010/nominee/2347
> I'd really appreciate your support and your votes!
> --
> Sincere best,
> Leslie Ligon
> At First Sight Braille Jewelry
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