The following individuals are the happy Filipino recipients of mobility canes from Kustom Cane’s “You Cane Give” Initiative. In behalf of the above recipients, I wish to thank Jimmy, Wendy and Shep for the generosity that they have shown us. With these canes, we will show everyone around us that blindness never … Continue reading White Cane Recipients of “You Cane Give” Initiative
All we need is hope, And for that we have each other. We will rise. I'll rise up, Rise like the day. I'll rise up, In spite of the ache. I will rise a thousand times again. And we'll rise up, High like the waves. We'll rise up, In spite of the ache. We'll rise … Continue reading Rise Up
Thanks to RAG for the luggage and Kuya Shigenori for the cane Traveling abroad filled me with both excitement and anxiety. Making sure that every single detail of the trip is carefully addressed, including several questions that lurked into my sleep. Lucky for us, Bam and Johnny took care of the itinerary for the … Continue reading White Cane on Board
You take out your phone from your pocket. You look for a recognizable spot. You investigate for a desirable body angle. You flip your hair, inhale deeply, close your eyes, blow slowly through your mouth and open your eyes. You tap the shutter button several times. You browse the photos you have just taken. You select which photo … Continue reading Alternative Text
Eight months and Fifty posts later. Four message beeps from Messenger wakes me this morning. It is from a guy who I reckon meeting in Club government in it’s shiny-disco-ball years. Raphael was young, physically appealing and an eloquent talker, this guy caught my event focused attention in one of the club’s glittering nights. … Continue reading Hey Kuya!
Gee no! I am not recently enrolled in any driving lesson. Maybe in the near future when self-driving cars become available in the country, I would. But for now, I will stick with my long white stick. Malice aside please. Like most blind people, I use long white stick. The reason is that it … Continue reading 30-Minute Driving Lesson
I was on my laptop when the phone rang. On the other side of the line, a soft spoken voice greeted. “Hi Sir Rolando. Your application has been approved.” - It was in Laguna, Crossing Calamba Bank of the Philippine Island’s branch (BPI), that I intended to open a Single Savings Account around January … Continue reading Good Bank Hunting
To my lover, clown and constant companion. To my Mother. To my brother and sisters. To our next generations. To my friends and extended families. To kindness. To the identified. To the unseen.. to our home. To music. To books. To technology. To sun shine and moon dance. To the Earth, the Fire, the … Continue reading Thank You!
The two-hour ride to Gapan Nueva Ecija took us to many topics as we warmly catch up on the eventful year-end that just passed like a bullet train. We talked about happy moments, places we been to during the short holiday and our friends who were not present like we normally do when we get … Continue reading Who Wins?