Enhancing Orientation and Mobility Skills Part 2: Navigating Through the Grocery Store I’m certain my orientation and mobility instructor took me to navigate through Giant Eagle Grocery chain before attempting the super-centers so I wouldn’t feel too intimidated. The layout of the grocery
Errand Day Angel in the Aisle 35-Day Author Blogging Challenge – Day 12 There was a light tap on the door. That was Judie, both my friend and driver. “I was just going to call you to make sure we were
Bridging Gaps It Starts With Each of Us 35-Day Author Blogging Challenge – Day 6 Shortly before four o’clock, I arrived at the local fairgrounds and met the woman in charge of volunteers. She welcomed me politely and asked what I’d
Mobility Matters to the Elderly They need to connect too! When I wrote my book, Mobility Matters, I had just overcome my fears and changed my outlook toward my incurable eye disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa. My biggest fear had been that I would be forced
I’ve always been drawn to other cultures, and my best memories always involve food.
This video highlights a restaurant with a new culture for me … and maybe for you.
It’s typical to measure our worth as we compare ourselves to others. Wherever I went, I struggled to feel confident about myself. In Japan, where everyone wants to blend in, my vision made me stand out.
My Japanese boyfriend oftentimes disassociated himself from me on the train as I tripped over roped off sections, traffic cones, school children seated on the ground–what or whoever was in my blind spot. When I looked up, he was several paces (or seats) away.
A little while later, I became thirsty. The thought of a glass of sweet iced tea sounded good so I made my way over to the refreshment table. There, I picked up the only cup, Styrofoam one, and placed it under the nozzle of the large ice tea container and flipped the lever forward.
Whoosh! The cup flew to the floor.