[tabi] Re: pedestrian/auto accident report yesterday

  • From: "Joe Plummer" <joeplummer@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 20:34:56 -0400

Hi, not lost my freedom to walk just want to be live a long time to walk. If
this means modifying how I walk to me this is ok. I would rather be walking
at 90 years old then dead or mangle up at 50 something.
 


sign,
Joe Plummer (JP)
joeplummer@xxxxxxx
 
-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Sila Miller
Sent: September 26, 2010 8:10 PM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: pedestrian/auto accident report yesterday

Hi Joe,
Your message makes me sad. I was afraid right after I got struck by a car
that I'd feel this way but ...
I, for one REFUSE to stop walking outside. I REFUSE to always be accompanied
by another person be they sighted or blind. I REFUSE to be controlled by
automobiles, inconsiderate and uneducated drivers, or my fear. While I
totally understand and respect your point of view, I do not share it at all.

I hope there are others out there who feel as I do. Without us persistent,
possibly crazy blind pedestrians, some of whom don't have any other choice,
driving etiquette might possibly disappear all together. Be aware and take
care but don't forego your freedom to walk.
Sila

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Plummer" <joeplummer@xxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 1:08 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: pedestrian/auto accident report yesterday


> Yes, I don't know what the blind community around the Tallahassee area is
> going to do. I have quick walking outside in the city of Tallahassee all
> together with out at least one visual person with me. It is just dangers. 
> I
> do most of my walking in the malls and stores now. It is much safer and
> cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter and whole lot less pollen in
> the spring and fall. It is Just all around the best for me . Just my
> thoughts. Also I don't live in Tallahassee but if I did I would just take 
> a
> taxies or bum from a friend or relative. Not going to do the bus transit 
> in
> Tallahassee. Just my thoughts.
>
>
>
> sign,
> Joe Plummer (JP)
> joeplummer@xxxxxxx
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf
> Of Allison and Chip Orange
> Sent: September 26, 2010 10:57 AM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] pedestrian/auto accident report yesterday
>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm sorry to report to you, coming from today's Democrat, that a woman was
> struck while walking on E. Madison yesterday afternoon by a driver who 
> kept
> going and left the seen of the accident.  The woman was in critical
> condition at the time the article was written.
>
> "Let's be careful out there!"
>
> Chip
>
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