Monthly Archives: July 2013

At a Loss for Words

I have a disability.  I want help when I need help; I don’t want pity. How does pity sound?  “Poor Jeff,” for starters.  Being talked to like I’m a three year-old or a sick puppy.  People handing me things I … Continue reading

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Every Trip an Adventure

On city buses, passengers are requested to give up their seats to people with disabilities, senior citizens and pregnant mothers.  I qualify on the first two counts.  If you know somebody who scores three out of three, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Pardon My Asking

Here’s a scene from the movie, Ray: Bus Driver: Pardon me for asking, but how do you get around so good without a cane or a dog? Ray Charles: How do you get around so good without a cane or … Continue reading

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