Friday, July 3, 2015

When I lost my wallet

I don't think that I am any different than most people when it comes to reacting after I discover that my wallet has been lost! No, not at all!

Yes, I lost it in a cab going to the airport but thanks to my friend, Diane, I am alive to tell the story today. In putting the pieces together, I dropped it on the seat while I was sorting through my things in my carry-on. I discovered it missing when I got to the airport and then, thanks to some quick thinking Air Canada agents, my friend Diane found it.

She felt around on the seat and there it was! Diane is also blind so she had to use the technique of feeling around to find my wallet. I just hope that it never happens again.

For a blind person it is even more frightening when you have to depend on others to help you and when you can't see what is going on then all heck breaks loose. Thank goodness there was a happy ending.

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