2012 Maino’s Christmas Newsletter Maino Family Newsletter! December 2012Sylvia is always busy. We Wish You A Merry Christmas &As a bedside nurse at thenew Lurie Children’s Happy New Year!Hospital of Chicago, she 2012 was a great year! We AT&T, while grandson #1takes care of children with all were well, happy and psychiatric illness. She is in 1st grade at St.orthopedic and neurological employed! Sylvia and I hopes to go back to school Bartholomew School andproblems. The new went on a few trips, to get her Master’s grandson #2 is practicinghospital’s downtownlocation adds some travel visited interesting lands, Degree. This past to be cuter than hetime for her in the morning, and made new friends November, Christina was already is!but this state of the art while continuing many of named, “Neumannite ofhospital is incredible. those activities we love to the Month” because of allShe continues all her do. the great things she doesactivities at St. at Neumann Family Christina has put herBartholomew as head of the Services. degree in Psychology fromArt and Environment DePaul to good use and is Dominic III, Edie,Committee, member of the working at Clearbrook Dominic IV andLiturgy Committee, and and Neumann Family Vincenzo had a greatseveral other parish Services. For Clearbrook year as well. They boughtgroups. She also sings altoin the choir and often she provides respite care their first house,cantors Mass on Sunday. for a family with a young celebrated Dominic IV’sSylvia performed songs man who has Cerebral 6th birthday and Photo above:from ‘Sister Act’ with her Palsy and at Neumann Vincenzo’s very first Dominic IV and Vincenzofellow female choristers for she is teaching life skills birthday. My son works smiling, laughing, andthe 60th celebration of Sr. to a classroom of adults for Rolls Royce & Bentley, having fun!Mary Kevin (a fellow who have both an my sister-in-law works forchorister) being a nun and intellectual disability andfor the Heart of St.Bartholomew Dinner andAwards night. Doc MacMaino’s Time Warped Aged, Micro-Barrel, Very Small Batch Whiskey Sylvia and I went to and down the Scottish thanks to a friend of mine, Scotland this past April lands, staying at various and now we actually had a where we did a bit of sight bed and breakfasts, chance to see how a good seeing and I made a boutique hotels, and even whisky is made. presentation at the in a castle. In any case, I am now International Brain Injury Of course, we also visited a aging my own Bourbon, Association meeting in couple of distilleries. I had Rye, Tennessee and Single A “Hairy-Cu” Edinburgh. developed a keen interest Malt Whiskeys in 2 and 5 of Scotland While there, we traveled up in all things Single Malt liter, charred, Oak barrels.
Page 2 Maino’s Christmas 2012 Newsletter Check out Dominick’s blogs at MainosMemos.com and MainosMusings.blogspot.comNew Book Published & Founding Co-editor of New JournalDominick has had his He has been editor of College oflatest book published by Optometry & Vision BehaviouralLippincott. This text is co- Development (journal Optometristsedited with 2 of his of the College of will startoptometric colleagues. It is Optometrists in publishing atitled, “Visual Diagnosis Vision Development) new journal,and Care of the Patient for 8 years. That Optometry &with Special Needs” and journal will cease to Visualis available on Amazon. publish at the end of PerformanceThis is his second book December and a new in 2013.about eye and vision care peer reviewed journal Dominick isfor those with disability by COVD, the Optometric Extension very excited about all theand his third bookpublished by a major Program Foundation possibilities of this new journal ascompany. and the Australasian its founding co-editor.Trips, Lectures, and More! New Office: Lyons Family Eye CareDominick already mentioned the trip included 3D Vision Syndrome, Special several law firms in Chicago, Florida,to Scotland. He also lectured in New Needs Children and Adults, Binocular and Sydney, Australia.Orleans at the Information Systems Vision and Pediatric Cortical Visual Dominick is now seeing patients at aEducators Conference, the American Impairment. new state of the art office: LyonsOptometric Association meeting in He has also been an expert witness for Family Eye Care.Chicago, the Opto-West meeting inCalifornia and at the AmericanConference on Pediatric Cortical All links are live. Go to “I am American by Birth; Italian &Visual Impairment at the Children’s SlideShare to click on the Polish by Blood; Irish by FriendshipHospital in Omaha, NE. embedded links in the and Scottish by Single Malt!” DMHis lecture topics are numerous and PDF of this newsletter.Photography, Music, and….Dominick continues his love of himself in 2 of the things he loves:photography by not only bringing a Learning more about Whiskey andcamera along on many of his trips, but Photography. He also exhibitedalso by producing incredible images of several of his images at the Artists ofthe iBAM (Irish Books Art & Music) Casa Italia Art Exhibition in StoneFestival held at the Irish American Park and Palatine, IlHeritage Center in Chicago. Also this As a member of the Illinois College ofcoming April at Chicago’s Whiskey Photo: St. Bart’s Choir with Fr. Mike Optometry Choir, he sang the StarFest 2013 as a member of the third Bangle Banner (tenor) to thousands in ***********************************estate (reporter/photographer for the the audience as a part of the openingIrish American News), he will engulf ceremonies in McCormick Place this American Optometric Association’s past June.