July 2017

First They Came for the Cripples

By | 2017-06-20T16:40:33+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

I have to say that I have an issue with that popular saying attributed to Lutheran Pastor Martin Niemöller that begins with, “First they came for the Socialists and I did not speak out because I was not a Socialist.” I don’t have a problem with the sentiment expressed. It’s just that there’s a hole in it.

June 2017

The Real Fear of Flying

By | 2017-07-10T12:12:36+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Q. My niece is getting married on the opposite side of the country and I use a power wheelchair. Despite flying in the past, I now question my ability to do so safely. We hear reports about flights that were canceled, delayed extensively, or people being removed from departing flights for no apparent reason. I cannot imagine what it would be like ...

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