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Tag Archives: the handicapped
A warning…this is not a happy post. I’m in Starbucks where there’s a homeless man, with no legs, in a wheelchair, parked in the center of the room. It’s freezing out, so Haley and Kim, the two early baristas, let … Continue reading
I’ve written about, old Willie, a man in a wheelchair I see some mornings. https://athingirl.com/2015/12/15/ Our first few encounters didn’t go too well, he being fiercely independent, me determined to help. But in the last few months, Willie and I … Continue reading
The growing list of characters in my life could easily resurrect P.T. Barnum, the latest one being an old black man in a wheelchair. I see him when I go early to a particular Starbucks as he rolls himself in … Continue reading
There’s a middle-aged black man who sits on the corner of 79th and Madison in an old, beat-up wheelchair directly in front of the J Crew Mens store. He sits with a cup and bible held together by string in … Continue reading
I’m a big believer in paying attention to what’s put in front of you. More often than not it’s a lesson of some kind, and what I saw this morning belongs in that category. There’s a little old black man … Continue reading
There’s a Vietnam vet in a wheelchair I see quite often who has a pit named Zeke. The two of them never fail to get my attention. The guy is very handsome despite his careworn demeanor…blonde, blue-eyed, looks like an … Continue reading