Monthly Archives: May 2011

I’m Special

Because I happen to be a person who happens to be blind, I qualify for certain specials.  Reduced fares on buses, trains and taxis.  I get to bring my Seeing Eye dog into McDonald’s.  Many people go out of their … Continue reading

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Urban Etiquette

Early in my new life in the big city, I’m seated in my disabled/geezer/pregnant woman seat on the 146 bus when, at a stop, the bus erupts in bells and whistles.  What’s going on?  Other passengers stand and mill around … Continue reading

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One Cool Cat

The lady at the animal shelter recommended we close our new kitten in the bathroom overnight.  “He’ll like the feel of a small space,” she said.  “It smoothes out the first-night jitters.” That first night, our new kitten strutted around … Continue reading

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