This is getting to be troublesome! Last week, I posted about Can I help you in a public sort of way. Yet, when in a store, minding my own business, only to be bothered by four Sales Reps asking "If I need help?" That just is beyond annoying! Being Deaf-Blind, I use a white cane … Continue reading Can I help you (in a store)
Yes, this is will be a thought-provoking blog... I am talking about Offering your seat for a disabled person on public transit. When I use either my white cane or my walker, almost everyone will offer me their seats. Yes, with my ataxia and balance issues, standing on public transit can be prone to falling! … Continue reading Standing up for disabled persons
Readers! When I was in high school, my psychologist, who worked with many Deaf children and adults, gave me a good quote that I'd like to share with you; "I am not ignoring you, stuck up or ________, I am just Deaf." Obviously I cannot remember the full quote, it has been over 30 years … Continue reading Ignoring you
check out: 10 Mistakes That Hurt Blind People the Most All of these are very good points! Did you read number four? 4. I do not need an interior decorator. I know sometimes it’s an accident, but please don’t move my things without telling me. Especially if we’re at my house, and you move something … Continue reading Re-Blogging a post
You know what my biggest peeve is? People who think I need help because they see my white cane and my sunglasses. They think: Gasp! A blind man! He can't see! I must help! "Sir, are you okay?" "This bus goes to Lougheed Mall." "Are you lost?" "The debit card goes in the slot." These … Continue reading can I help you?
Hey everyone! Are you still with me! Last blog I talked about my Lyric memory and how some songs will pop into my mind for no reason. Songs that I have heard before, that I listened to constantly. Like Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" or Billy Joel's "You may be right." My mind stores the actual person … Continue reading Crazy Train
Hey folks, Hey! Rock on! Music was a big part of my youth. I had a huge album collection, cassette tapes were convenient. And I was pretty good at making my own compilations. It was a groovy time! I had a Walkman, very similar to the one in the picture below. I would crank the … Continue reading Live & Let Die…