[tabi] Re: Avoiding Corners

  • From: "Yvonne Britton" <ladyvwithlove@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 23:29:53 -0400

Hi Charles I am a little late on your comment but you are doing good. I have 
lived in this apartment and I am still bumping into things. I set up traps for 
myself but I bounce back"smile".
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Cliff Roberts 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 4:07 PM
  Subject: [tabi] Re: Avoiding Corners

  you can contact speek to me,they have a motion detecter for$19.
  you can record a personal message and when you pass by it will say what you 
record, example, warning, look out corner ahead, it hangs or you can instal it 
on the corner
  speektome.com or call 1-800-248-9965 
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Charles Atkins 
    To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 9:49 AM
    Subject: [tabi] Re: Avoiding Corners

    You are probably a quick mover and,


    being blind, as well,

    does require some preplanning if you are to maintain that youthful and 
vigorous vitality if spirit you possess!

    I came to that place on the road of life and decided the only way to nip it 
completely in the bud,

    is to simply, slow down in vital environments like the home where things 
can sometime be fragile to encounter physically.

    I'm sure some of us will have some mapping strategies that work just as 
well, but,

    speaking from experience,

    I never run in to anything anymore around the house.

    Your Friend

    Charles Atkins

      ----- Original Message ----- 
      From: sgreenblatt76@xxxxxxxxx 
      To: TABI 
      Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 9:00 AM
      Subject: [tabi] Avoiding Corners

      I just had a close encounter with a sharp corner within my house which 
resulted in a laceration, Band-Aid, and icepack. I have to admit to being lazy 
and not trailing along another wall for guidance but I just didn't feel like 
walking around so restricted. 
          I'd like to know what recommendations anyone has to help avoid these 
dangerous obstacles in my home. I was thinking of some way to mark the floor 
around sharp corners to properly indicate I'm within a dangerous spot but I 
couldn't think of anything which would work. Alternately, I'd like to know if 
anyone has recommendations on how I can find some attractive barrier, like some 
cushioning, to put on those corners which would make them not so sharp and 
dangerous if I do encounter them unexpectedly. 
      I appreciate all recommendations as I'm really tired of worrying about 
scarring my face on unexpected household accidents. Thanks! 


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