My Letter to Mr. Jones

Every now and then I read something that just can’t go without comment. Today it was an article on Penn Live by David Jones. Apparently Mr. Jones is vehemently against private development in Pennsylvania’s state parks, but he tries to make his case by saying that if the parks were developed then “people who don’t belong there”  (aka disabled people) would flock to these parks. He also uses some very derogatory language to describe the habits and abilities of wheelchair- and scooter-users.   Continue reading

Hit the Beach in San Diego

Cruise along San Diego beaches in a power beach wheelchair.

If you thought that your days of beach combing were behind you, just because you roll instead of walk, then think again. Believe it or not, you can enjoy the beach independently, thanks to good folks down in San Diego. That’s right, you can now cruise along the sand in a power beach wheelchair, on one of five San Diego beaches. Even better – it’s absolutely free! Continue reading