Monthly Archives: June 2012

The “, but” Negation

Recently I’ve become really annoyed with a small addition people make to their sentences when talking to me. For example: I’m waiting to cross the street and a man comes up to me and says: “I know you can do … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Aggression

Being a pedestrian is an adventure, amusing, dangerous and exciting.  It probably shouldn’t be, but it is.  Ideally, I would be able to get from the train station to my office with ease and with no dangers. This, however, is … Continue reading

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Working for the Man (for less than minimum wage)

My time is worth something. There, I said it. It’s something that more people with disabilities should be saying too.  The National Federation of the Blind recently came out in support of a boycott of the Goodwill, a very popular … Continue reading

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That Awkward Moment When You Realize I Can See You

Sometimes people don’t know that, just because you use a white cane, you can still see.  I’ve often said that blindness isn’t an on/off switch (it can be more of a dimmer or a focus spotlight). This ignorance about blindness … Continue reading

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The Taxi Cab Dilemma

Getting around Atlanta can be a pain in the butt, we can all agree on that, right? Now, what if you don’t drive? Even bigger.  What if you’re fortunate to live in Dekalb or Fulton county? A little better, but … Continue reading

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