Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The unexpected hole


Just imagine my surprise when I found that unexpected hole. Without any warning, there it was and at the time I was not using my cane, so down I went, tumbling face first into it. The good thing is that the hole was not all that deep but it was, indeed, a surprise.

I do not think that this would be any different for a sighted person who did not see an unexpected hole and ended up falling face first. No, a very similar action. For me, I just need to be very careful. Even when I am in unfamiliar territory with sighted guide for company, I need to be on guard all of the time because I should not entirely depend on my sighted guide to tell me everything.

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