JANE AND SITA
JANE BIEHL, PHD, MASTER’S IN LIBRARY SCIENCE
Author Jane Biehl, PhD has been fortunate to have four careers she has loved. She was born hard of hearing and worked with the deaf and hard of hearing community her entire life. She has a master’s in library science and worked in both children’s and adult services for various libraries for 19 years. She left to work full time with people with disabilities. She returned to school and obtained a master’s in rehabilitation counseling and a doctorate in counseling. She was a counselor for another 17 years. in both public and private counseling settings. She has always loved teaching, and has taught at several colleges, finishing up her career as a teacher of deaf culture and interpreting in a community college. When she was diagnosed with cancer and forced to leave academia she turned to her first and favorite vocation of writing. She has written two books on her hearing ear service dog, Sita, and another book on her cancer journey. She is presently writing a memoir about growing up hard of hearing and becoming profoundly deaf from the chemo for her cancer. She loves sports, writing, reading and traveling. All of her books can be purchased on the website.She can be contacted easily and hopes to hear from all of you! Her e-mail is Jane.M.Biehl@gmail.com
Sita went over the rainbow bridge on January 18, 2022. She was valiant right to the end. She looked so peaceful and I am imagining her running over the fields and playing in Doggy heaven. You will be sorely missed by many people my soulmate but rest in peace – you deserve it!
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Life Is Short – Eat the Donut!
The author’s third book is on her eight year battle with cancer and learning how precious life really is. Life is short – eat the donut: Insights from my cancer journey is a series of essays on her ups and downs with a rare blood disorder.GET BOOK NOW!
Here to Bump & Bump to Hear
The author’s first book Here to bump and bump to hear is the story of a hearing ear service dog named Sita and how she was rescued from a shelter, trained in the Ohio prison program and became a partner for the author.GET BOOK NOW!
Paw Prints On My Soul
The author’s second book is title Pawprints on my soul:Lessons of a service dog. This is a devotional about her hearing ear dog, Sita – their journey together and the valuable lessons Sita has taught her.GET BOOK NOW!
MY FAVORITE STORY ABOUT SITA!!!
Yesterday I was asked to attend an Author’s Fair at the Massillon Public Library. I had been there the year before and enjoyed it. This was a great chance to mingle with other authors, hear them talk about their writing journey and buy some books! Plus we had great refreshments! I was......
THE FUN OF MEETING OTHER AUTHORS
I have truly found I enjoy writing and it is almost like breathing to me. Much as I love to socialize and get out with people, I really enjoy just writing and putting down my thoughts. I also love hearing other authors speak! I am going to hear Louise Penny on December......
MEETING LOUISE PENNY IN PERSON!!!
LOUISE PENNY AND ME! SHE IS AUTOGRAPHING MY BOOK!!! Earlier in one of my blogs I talked about how excited I was to hear Louise Penny in person! I e-mailed ahead to ask for front seats for my friend Edlyn Theiss and me, because there were almost 500 people and I knew......
CATCHING UP AFTER THE HOLIDAYS
Everyone is so busy after the holidays and now I am catching my breath. I just wanted to update everyone! Sita is just amazing. Right before Christmas, a private school in Akron named SCOPE contacted me and invited me to speak. Upon finding it would not be a long walk and a......
PLEASE HELP CIRCLE TAIL BY FOSTERING PUPPIES!!!
Many of you have met Sita and read about her on Facebook. Several of you have read my recent book Paw prints on my soul: Lessons of a service dog. You therefore know how this amazing dog opened up a whole new world to me of sounds I never knew were......
AN AMAZING AUTHOR – DELIA OWENS IS COMING TO NORTH CANTON!!!
As many of you know, I love to listen to other authors speak and it helps me with my own writing. I am so pleased that Books a Million at the Strip in North Canton, Ohio, is featuring Delia Owens on February 20th, 2019 from 6-8 PM. My book club really is......
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ARTICLE FEATURED IN AAMDSIF NEWSLETTER
AAMDS is an acronym for Aplastic Anemia and MDS foundation and can be accessed at AAMDS.org. This organization is a gem for information on Aplastic Anemia and MDS. To my utter surprise they featured one of my articles in their February 2019 Newsletter! And yes - they included this picture of......
WHAT NOBODY TOLD ME ABOUT CANCER
Cancer – “the big C.” Everyone dreads getting this disease, and all of us have lost loved ones from it. We know, instinctively, that if we are unfortunate enough to be diagnosed, life will never be the same. What I was unprepared for was how much cancer changed my life. I was......
DON’T LET YOUR OIL BURN OUT WHEN FIGHTING CANCER
One of the hardest things about having cancer and the resulting treatments is the constant fatigue. Most of us lead busy lives and are totally unprepared when the tiredness hits us like a ton of brick. The problem is learning to sort out what needs to be done now, and what can......
WITH CANCER THERE IS ALWAYS HOPE!
One of my favorite books is Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl. This heart retching story is about a psychiatrist who was imprisoned in four terrible Nazi camps during the war. He used his time there to observe the other prisoners and what he found surprised him. As the world knows,......
MY SERVICE DOG’S JOURNEY WITH MY CANCER
I lead my hearing ear dog, Sita, back to the room where I get the chemo. A staff person greets me as I slip off the orange vest with the forbidding words, “Do not pet.” Sita follows the person down the hall with tail wagging and heads to the drawer that has......