Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 5)

In this episode Mona visits Tokyo, Japan. https://youtu.be/uOTA7YdOdTs https://youtu.be/nFGX2rJUz8Q Well I have to say that Japan is at the top of the list when it comes to accessibility. The sound cues in the train stations and on crosswalks are very helpful and the cane guides are very well placed. The people in Tokyo are very … Continue reading Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 5)

Reflections: Celebrating Advent

Image is by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay This year the advent season began on November 27th. Advent is celebrated by Christians around the world. It is observed during the four weeks leading up to Christmas day. Advent means the coming or arrival. During Advent Christians reflect on the love, peace, joy and hope that came with … Continue reading Reflections: Celebrating Advent

Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 4)

In the fourth episode Mona visits Singapore. https://youtu.be/XfRjwI0oMxo First, it was great to see that the airport assistance for a blind person was on point and respectful. This example should be followed by all airport employees. Second, I think that Singapore is definitely more advanced when it comes to accessibility. I know that one of … Continue reading Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 4)

Reflections: Being Grateful for the Hard Days

Image (not including the text) is by Canva Creative Studio via the Canva Library Would you ever be thankful for a bad day? What if the bad thing that happened was actually a blessing in disguise?  Maybe you got laid off from a job or did not get the promotion you were aiming for. You … Continue reading Reflections: Being Grateful for the Hard Days

Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 3)

In episode 3 of Planes Trains and Canes Mona visits Istanbul Turkey. https://youtu.be/aMBTlyx8O3U https://youtu.be/K_xDsXmY8N4 I like that this episode really shows the reality of what it is like to travel as a person who is blind. There is nothing wrong with asking for help. It is better to be safe than sorry. We also see … Continue reading Reaction to the Documentary “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Part 3)