The Mother of All Hearing Hacks

For any any author, publication day is an exciting event. And after months or years of working on a book, it can also be nerve-wracking. This is that week for Shari Eberts and me: the launch of our new book Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss. A secret part of us wonders, although we…

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The Embarrassment of “Talking Over” Someone

I had one of those bad hearing moments the other day, the kind you don’t hear about until later. It was a talk over thing. During the pandemic, a group of neighbours started meeting outside on Friday nights for cocktails. Our houses are in pods of three, so we call this happy hour ‘podcocks’, short…

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