Forlorn, Frostbitten, Forgettable, February

by Kevin Burton    Most people, hate, February.    My research is not exhaustive, but I have looked into this a little bit. If your research finds otherwise, I will stand corrected.   But I found this:   “February is merely as long as is needed to pass the time until March.”- Dr. J. R. …

Blind Man Suing County For False Arrest

 by Kevin Burton    A legally blind Florida man who was falsely arrested Oct. 31 just for carrying his cane is filing a suit against the local government.    James Hodges was stopped for questioning, then arrested after Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies mistook a folded cane he was carrying in his back pocket, for a …

Getaway Day, Above The Old Routine

by Kevin Burton    Tomorrow is Getaway Day and there’s just nothing like it.    It’s World Series week in the land of beep baseball, baseball for blind players. Getaway Day is about heading to the competition site and into another world.    If you’ve never seen beep baseball, check it out on You Tube.  …

The New Flying Car Is The Ride For Me

by Kevin Burton    Many of my blind friends have talked about getting a self-driving car. I have not been real interested…until now.    Why the change? Monday I found out that in Slovakia, cars can fly.     I don’t mean just go zoom-zoom fast. I mean literally take to the sky.     This is …

Super Bowl III Was An Upset For The Ages

by Kevin Burton    Amble through the archives of the beloved but bloated national spectacle the Super Bowl, and savor a delicious piece of American history.    What we witness Feb. 13 will be a reflection of its time no doubt, a dazzling offensive display like a laser light show, marinated in money, a cold …