Seeing The World As A Blind Newsman

by Kevin Burton    I’ve heard some speeches, I’ve made some speeches. In the end, I am speechless.    For years I was a self-styled superhero, defending the blind from the ignorant and the arrogant. I had logic on my side. I had passion.    But that metaphorical cape I wore on the job, I …

Paul Exhorted Others To Run A Good Race

by Kevin Burton Watching the Olympics, you can see the runners’ supreme effort etched upon their faces. If you have run track yourself, you know that moment of truth begins long before the actual race does. School is out at the Earthly School for the Spiritually Blind (ESSB). We’re now at an after-school track practice. …

Purple Eyes, Burgers And Fries, To Go

by Kevin Burton    One day years ago a girl working at a Wendy’s counter said to me “Oooo you have such beautiful purple eyes.”     I can’t recall how I responded to that. I seem to remember that we went on for a bit, as a line formed behind me.    We eventually got …