[audio-pals] Re: First Day of School

  • From: Thomas McMahan <shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx>
  • To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:51:03 -0500

Shouldn’t a family stress class have some stress for you and your family then?  
Sounds like it’s going to live up to it’s billing.  

You will do okay.  Amanda might want to ring your neck before the semester is 
over, but you will get it done *lol*.  

On Aug 20, 2014, at 1:56 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I had a little issue when I first arrived at the school. It was kind of weird 
> because the semester before last the area that they drove me to was the big 
> deal and they said they couldn’t take me thorugh there, well some of the 
> drivers anyways. This time they took me to the place that was the issue when 
> all they had to do was drop me off at the entrance there at the street. They 
> insisted that they could not do that because there was construction going on. 
> I told them I was aware of the construction and if they will walk me back to 
> the road I will show them where I need to go. They refused saying that the 
> construction blocks the road. Finally, I get my disability person on the 
> phone there at the school and he says he will come over there which he is in 
> an office several blocks away. After I hung the phone she said well lets walk 
> donw where I had originally said. I told her exactly where I needed to go and 
> she complimented me telling me that I drew a pefect visual and brought us 
> right up to the doors I needed to go to. I am thinking to myself why didn’t 
> you just listen the first time when I told you instead of both my driver and 
> one of the supervisors acting like I was an idiot. So, I try to call my 
> disability person back and he had already started making the trek over so he 
> had to walk all the way over there to just find that I was where I needed to 
> be. Hopefully that does not continue to be a problem.
>     I made it to class without any issues once I was inside the building. The 
> class although very interactive with groups which I am not a big fan of was 
> and seems like it will be an interesting class.
>    Then I catch the bus over to the disability office only to find out that 
> they did not let me off at the right doors. So, I am trying to find an office 
> and I did so I asked them how to get hwre I needed to go. So, I get up to the 
> office where I need to be and talk to the person I need to talk to only to 
> find out that they do not have what I need. So, I make the phone call and 
> take the bus back over to the building where I need to be.
>     I then head inside to go to my second class. This class is going to be a 
> tough one even though it is a junior level class. The work load sounded like 
> it is going to be graduate level. This is my family stress class. The 
> graduate student though seems like he is going to be willing to work with me 
> and that makes all the difference in the world when you have a teacher 
> willing to work with you and get feedback.
>    I go to head out for the day and I am waiting at the door for my bus. 
> While waiting a friend of mine, also blind, walks in and I helped her find 
> the elevator. I think I threw her off by standing on the wall she needed in 
> order to get to the elevator. So, I did my good deed for the day. A lady was 
> walking from the parking to trying to get to the cross over bridge, this is 
> where I get to do my second good deed for the day *LOL*, she asked me how to 
> get to it. Just so happens I remember that location very well from the days I 
> worked on campus and was able to give her directions right to whre she needed 
> to go.
>     I have homework in both the classes I had this morning. We will see how 
> my 3 hour class goes this evening.          

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