At the Start

Crossing a road or an entrance to a parking lot or even a driveway involves me focusing for correct information like many things in life for everyone. For instance, the start of a swimming race. As the official says, “Take your mark,” competitors fold over at the waist, reaching to grip the hard edge of…

Look and Listen

Traffic rushes past me as I stand at the truncated dome, ready to cross the road with the start of the next light cycle. No pedestrians stand with me, so there are no clues to go on other than the changing lights that I can make out today and the sound of the traffic. I…