Tag Archives: mobility

The Bus Is Coming! The Bus Is Coming!

With the arrival of each season—baseball, football, hockey and Christmas—I mosey over to my neighborhood barber shop for a haircut.  It’s a short walk and, with Randy the dog guiding the way, my mind is free to wander like a … Continue reading

Posted in Blindness, independent travel, Safety, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Empowered by White Cane Day, I’m giving the dog the afternoon off and taking my cane for a walk to the grocery store.  The weather is clear, the track is fast and, in seven minutes flat, I’m bearing down on … Continue reading

Posted in White Cane | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

White Cane Day

Did you get my White Cane Day card?  Among Hallmark’s top sellers, White Cane Day ranks alongside United Nations Day.  But we who use white canes celebrate our very own holiday.  Today, I honor the skinny stick that keeps me … Continue reading

Posted in White Cane | Tagged , | 2 Comments


They walk side by side, connected and separate. With one hand, he holds her elbow, with the other, his white cane.  She is a person he would trust with his soul.  She says, “Why do you pull back on my … Continue reading

Posted in Blindness | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment