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Low Vision Moments

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Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Location:

Canada

Description:

Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Language:

English


Episodes

Bad Housekeeping

11/3/2022
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Duration:00:28:31

Games People Play

10/7/2022

Duration:00:36:43

On your marks, get set...

8/25/2022
Powerlifter, and newbie stand-up comic, Chad Sinclair does the heavy lifting for Jennie in this chat about training, competition and the lighter side of life with visual impairment.

Duration:00:27:24

Love is still legally blind

8/4/2022
A year after his first guest appearance, Jennie’s husband, Yves, returns to review the best and worst moments of their last 12 months.

Duration:00:35:33

Wardrobe Malfunctions

6/30/2022
Jennie and longtime friend Stephanie get caught up on each other’s best and worst wardrobe malfunctions. From talking to a pair of tights to mismatched sneakers, come laugh your way down the catwalk with them.

Duration:00:31:26

Say My Name

5/26/2022
Nicknames can be fun, but name-calling is often downright mean. Joshua Cintrón, a photographer out of Brooklyn, N.Y., goes head to head with Jennie to compare the best, worst, and ugliest things they’ve been called just for lacking pigment.

Duration:00:31:16

Doggy Style

4/28/2022
From policing pups who eat everything (like rocks) to searching for ghost poops, Jennie and guest Iris get down to business discussing becoming dog parents with low vision.

Duration:00:30:45

I didn’t die!

3/24/2022
Globetrotter Jonathon Taylor meets up with host Jennie to dissect some of their worst planned decisions and most dangerous predicaments.

Duration:00:30:21

Family Jewels

3/1/2022
Hang out with Jennie and her sister, Lisa, as they compare notes on some of the host's earliest low vision moments and recap recent sisterly shenanigans. Chuckle at bruised knuckles, expired iced tea and learning (not) to drive.

Duration:00:30:22

Work It!

1/27/2022
Human resources professional Tina Sarkar-Thompson drops by to discuss the lighter side of work. From inadvertently disclosing your disability, to losing a loogie on the job, these experiences are unique, yet relatable.

Duration:00:30:36

Mind Blown

1/4/2022
In this non-holiday episode, comedian J.R. Bjornson and Jennie go tit for tat, blowing each other’s minds. From e-scooters to (not) stumbling upon cash, there’s rarely a dull moment when you’re blind or visually impaired. Learn more about J.R. on his website: www.blindguycomedy.com

Duration:00:27:00

Seeing Things

11/25/2021
Jennie is joined by guest Kim Lake for an education in Charles Bonnet syndrome. They compare notes on seeing things that aren’t really there, from Superman to dead people, and the resulting precarious situations.

Duration:00:31:55

Travel Trouble

10/28/2021
Come away with Jennie and fellow Nova Scotian Jill as they chat about their most memorable travel mishaps, from hotel room roulette, setting off a security alarm in a foreign country, and much more.

Duration:00:31:37

"Well That Was Embarrassing"

9/30/2021
On this episode, Jennie speaks with Stephen Ricci, the National Portfolio Manager for Accessibility Solutions at the CNIB. Aside from being a colleague of Jennie's, Stephen also lives with Albinism. Together they will share stories of being embarrassed, whether getting into a complete stranger's car or walking into a crowded bathroom of the opposite gender. Plenty of Low Vision Moments in this one

Duration:00:33:21

The Great Outdoors

7/29/2021
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for one hell of an adventure! Accomplished thru-hiker Trevor Thomas, who has trekked over 32,000 km of America's most rugged trails, joins Jennie to explore funny moments from the backcountry, the lake and the local public park.

Duration:00:30:27

Love is Legally Blind

7/1/2021
Jennie’s husband, Yves, stops by to chat about some of their most memorable and romantic Low Vision Moments together.

Duration:00:21:14

What Did You Just Say To Me?

6/3/2021
YouTuber and advocate Ashley Nemeth joins Jennie to open up about the most outlandish and invasive questions they’ve been asked by strangers. Do you dye your...? Should you...? What are your...? How do you...? Follow Ashley on Instagram: @blindmovingon and on YouTube: Blind Moving On

Duration:00:23:53

Food Fumbles

4/29/2021
Open wide for stories of potluck disasters, setting off smoke alarms in someone else’s kitchen, and cooking lessons learned the hard way. This episode includes some of Jennie’s favourite things: food, laughs and catching up with easy-going - yet highly motivated - good friend Dave Carragher of Blind Man Cooking.

Duration:00:30:12

Calm down, I can’t see

3/25/2021
Musician and social worker Chantal Barrette joins Jennie to talk punching plexiglass, asking for beer menu recitals, and other ways to confuse or worry the sighted world around them. Enjoy Chantal’s EP, "Miners," wherever you stream music.

Duration:00:28:11

Close Calls

2/25/2021
Jennie and colleague Liam exchange stories about narrowly escaping danger and disaster. They look back and laugh about close calls that were scary or embarrassing at the time, including wild animals, airports and the Pacific Ocean!

Duration:00:27:48