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Ratty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 02:51 PM
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11. My sister and I discussed that
Edited on Sat Nov-26-05 02:55 PM by Ratty
Does your father have a CD player?

He does have a CD player but we're not sure how he would stop at a certain spot so he can come back to it later. It has a remote control too which seems awfully convenient. Still, we decided a cassette tape would probably be best. I can record them from CDs because, as you've noted, audio tapes are very hard to come by. Mostly they're only available used, but that's okay.

I have never known him to read fiction. He's really fascinated by sciency things. This 10 minute astronomy program on the radio is his absolute favorite and he gets grumpy if he doesn't wake up in time to listen to it. He's always been especially fascinated with the collapse of societies, from years back. Appeals to his pessimist side.
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  -Lectures on tape for the blind? Ratty  Nov-26-05 02:14 PM   #0 
  - What about the Massey Lectures...  CatBoreal   Nov-26-05 02:20 PM   #1 
  - That's a good site  Ratty   Nov-26-05 03:15 PM   #16 
     - Go here...  CatBoreal   Nov-26-05 03:29 PM   #20 
        - That does the trick  Ratty   Nov-26-05 03:47 PM   #25 
  - I have tons of books on tape - one piece of advice  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 02:21 PM   #2 
  - My sister and I discussed that  Ratty   Nov-26-05 02:51 PM   #11 
  - I understand.  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:30 PM   #21 
  - She's right  khashka   Nov-26-05 03:11 PM   #15 
     - Ahem.  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:17 PM   #17 
        - Hey, milady!  khashka   Nov-26-05 03:37 PM   #22 
  - Library of Congress. My dad is blind from MS and that's how he gets his  jane_pippin   Nov-26-05 02:29 PM   #3 
  - Here's a link to the service:  jane_pippin   Nov-26-05 02:35 PM   #5 
  - How cool!  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 02:37 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, who knew, right? It's such a good program. I credit it with  jane_pippin   Nov-26-05 02:44 PM   #8 
  - Funny you should mention it  Ratty   Nov-26-05 02:48 PM   #9 
     - This program offers listening devices too--maybe they have something that  jane_pippin   Nov-26-05 02:58 PM   #12 
  - Our library has a pretty wide selection. CD player good idea.  trof   Nov-26-05 02:33 PM   #4 
  - Hey!  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 02:41 PM   #7 
     - Is that a Moon Pie?  trof   Nov-26-05 02:48 PM   #10 
     - Of course it is!  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:21 PM   #18 
        - Gotcha. Mungumery would be good then?  trof   Nov-26-05 03:45 PM   #24 
           - Absolutely  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:56 PM   #27 
     - Oh my gosh, MORMONS!  Ratty   Nov-26-05 02:58 PM   #13 
        - I am pretty sure that many great Mormons want no part of  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:27 PM   #19 
           - Under the Banner of Heaven ...  Ratty   Nov-26-05 03:44 PM   #23 
              - That book  southlandshari   Nov-26-05 03:59 PM   #28 
  - Audible.com  khashka   Nov-26-05 02:59 PM   #14 
  - check your public library  joneschick   Nov-26-05 03:52 PM   #26 
 

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