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Day 382

Money doesn’t make the man; man makes the money– that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 15 PM on day 382 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,  feed myself a peanut butter roll for breakfast, prepare and publish my Disability of the Day feature,   tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign – Peter…

Day 381

Saying wouldn’t it be great if things were different doesn’t change anything – that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 18 PM on day 381 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, practice writing by hand– I think I can safely cross that off my list I can now sign name I’m SO HAPPY –   feed myself a peanut butter…

Day 380

Our job as human beings is to try and be a better version of ourselves than we were yesterday whether we “succeed” or “fail” on any given day is besides the point – that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 20 PM on day 380 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush…

Day 379

The lessons I’ve learned in the philanthropic arena have permeated my entire life – that’s what I learned today It’s 6: 54 PM on day 379 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, practice writing by hand, play with my brother outside–it was sport’s day at his school and my parents excused…

Day 378

There’s a fine line between being polite and being a walk over – that’s what I learned today It’s 6: 29 PM on day 378 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself All-Bran Flakes for breakfast, practice writing by hand, prepare and publish my Disability of the Day feature, tweet about my…

Day 377

The best gift you can give your children is something that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives – that’s what I learned today It’s 9: 49 PM on day 377 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, drink coffee in a glass, go to church with…

Day 376

Heritage –something that passes from one generation to the next in a social group, e.g. a way of life or traditional culture. It’s 10: 02 PM on day 376 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,  tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign – no luck today but Betsy (@BetsyKCross)…

Day 375

I am as stubborn as they come– that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 13 PM on day 375 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, drink coffee in a glass, practice writing by hand, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich for breakfast, tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign – no luck…

Day 374

No one is above discrimination – that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 35 PM on day 374 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a boiled egg and a peanut butter sandwich for breakfast, practice writing with my hand, watch The Rugby World Cup match: South Africa vs. Namibia – we…

Day 373

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. – Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s 7: 06 PM on day 373 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, practice writing by hand, practice typing with two hands, feed myself oats for breakfast, tweet about my Clean Water…