Trasnportation

Driving

Driving

Not being able to drive was the most painful thing in my life.   For the first time in my life there was no way to pretend to be like everyone else no more illusions.  I am legally blind.   I was definitely different.  It didn’t matter how high functioning I was or wasn’t or how well […]

Prioirty Seating

Prioirty Seating

As you’ve read and heard me bitching and moaning its been hard for me coming back to Canada from the United State, the US is really the world leader in disability awareness. I’ve noticed that my experience personally varies significantly geographically with my more positive experiences happening in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver and my worst […]

Blind Man Fighting

Blind Man Fighting

To steal a line from Peter Gabriel “I was taught to fight, taught to win”. My parents would tell me when I was growing up that they are raising me differently then they did my sister. They were teaching me to fight for myself. Being disabled is tough it can be a “fight”. Recently as […]

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

  I’ve taken up snowshoeing. Its hard to get the exercise you need when you don’t drive. The gym is a logistical nightmare unless it is very close to where you work or you live. Making a trip to the gym adds significantly to your trip times if the gym is out of the way, […]