Reading Menus

“If necessary, will you be my eyes at restaurants this weekend?” I look at Stockton as he edges the car out of the driveway in Mayberry, not wanting to go back and retrieve my magnifier. “Sure.” As he likes to say, he’s here to help. And, he probably doesn’t want to spend more time in…

Reconnaissance

Before a competition, athletes study the course and the environment. Before building a house, contractors scout the landscape, calculating layout. Before I travel places or go out to eat, I complete some recon, too. The more familiar I am with an environment, the more confident and relaxed I am despite my disability. Reviewing a menu…