Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Great things about being blind. Getting free stuff.
When I first started thinking about this blog post, I was going to talk about getting free stuff as a kid only. but, I realize, it still happens at times. Just yesterday, after riding my exercise bike for over and hour, I had a major brownie craving. I went off to get one. The man behind the counter said that he had picked out the biggest one he could find for me. He also added that I had a very cute dog. i am not sure whether he wanted me to eat the brownie, share it with Tulia, or just because he is a nice man. It made me remember back to being a kid and trying to play those games at fairs that take your money and you never win anything good. Like throwing darts at balloons. For some odd reason, I seemed to be quite good at that. Also, some of the owners of those games loaded me down with stuffed animals. A couple of years back, friends and I were all admitted to a museum for free. It was raining. We did look bedraggled and had my bedraggled golden guide dog with me which may have helped. Not that I necessarily wanted the biggest brownie (another hour on the bike awaits me) or to necessarily get into that museum totally free, but they are nice perks sometimes. I can't lie though. When I was a kid, I did really really want those stuffed animals at the fair.