Yesterday was The Big Day. We went to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, and I used a wheelchair for the first time. I rode between the exhibits, and got out of the chair to see the animals and feed the goats. As far as other people’s reactions, well, nothing happened. There might have been some nasty looks, but I wouldn’t know. Everyone was right-I was much too excited to notice.
I want to share some of my fun. My two favorites:
It’s so great to get out of the apartment! I was petting Bumble this morning and couldn’t figure out what was wrong with my hands. My usual pasty hue was gone, and they had turned a stunning shade of brown. I was wondering if the color change was a side effect of the inflammatory problems I have, when I had a shocking realization:
I GOT SOME SUN! It really has been a long time since I’ve been out.