What Are the Chances? Many Pennsylvanians take their chances on Lottery in hopes of striking it rich. One time my brother won a thousand dollars and another time five hundred. I have known lots of people to gamble, and to win enough money
The Colors of a Cane Bring Forth Hope 35-Day Author Blog Challenge- Day 31, Ultra / Ultimate Blog Challenge The man moved with relative ease and speed. He sat somewhere in the middle of the first row. Of medium-height and
Target Market for Mobility Matters Who is Drawn to My Book? 35-Day Author Blog Challenge – Day 21 Ultra / Ultimate Blog Challenge – Day 3 I’ve been counting down the days until the 1st anniversary of my book, Mobility Matters: Stepping Out
Seeing and Hearing “Firsts” Videos that Will Touch Your Heart Sometimes it’s just nice to take a few minutes to relax and see good things happening around us. Because I struggle with vision and hearing loss, these videos made me smile this
The speaker on the other end of the phone said, “Congratulations, Amy. The board of directors have approved you for the 2009-2010 academic year. You got the job!”
“Wow! Exciting news!”
I hung up the phone and did a happy dance. Life was just about to get better. A regular income and I could use my Spanish skills!
I took a deep breath and slipped out the door.I faced a new test every time I entered the darkness. I squared my shoulders and in the meager light, stepped straight out to and faced the street. How hard can this be, anyway? I turned my body so that I could travel left. Four blocks. There’s a big library there. Cross the street. Go five blocks. You should be on your own street. Cross it and find the sidewalk. To your right is the side street beside your house. Cross that and you’re home. My heart beat erratically as I swept my cane in front of me, keeping myself centered on the sidewalk. This was the first I’d tried to navigate the road by myself. I didn’t want anyone to feel they had to offer me a ride home.
But now I was second-guessing myself. Tonight the sky seemed pitch black.
I kept my thoughts positive. I’m getting there. I’