Life At 15 Miles Per Hour

Today marks the beginning of Legally blind, Searsport man, and friend’s transcontinental bike ride. Good luck Mike & Hans, wishing you both a safe journey!!

Bold Blind Beauty

Hundreds of tiny challenges will make up his dream trip

Two cyclists, one in front of the other. The person in front is reaching back with outstretched arm to the other cyclist against a rose colored sunset backdrop.As Bold Blind Beauty has blossomed into a rich commUNITY of sighted and non-sighted people of all abilities, so has the reasoning behind its creation. Initially, I wanted to change societal thinking about blindness because knowing my capabilities and the capabilities of my blind friends I had to shed light on the distorted view of darkness.

People tend to think blindness is a dark void as if the lack of sight means the lack of life or the lack of hope. When a person cannot see how can they possibly function beyond simply existing? The one-word answer is simple – choice.

Through Bold Blind Beauty I’ve been blessed with an extraordinary opportunity to meet, befriend, and share the stories of some of the most remarkable people who choose not to merely exist but to flourish. Each time I hear another story of how someone has…

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Author: Steph McCoy

Hi, I'm Steph, a businesswoman, style setter, blogger, and abilities crusader who breaks the myth that “blind people can’t be fashionable.” “Real Beauty Transcends Barriers”

10 thoughts on “Life At 15 Miles Per Hour”

    1. It is a bold adventure Jackie and I love the fact that Mike is living his dream. He sent me a message the other day but I think I deleted it because I can’t find it anywhere but I believe he said they would be posting updates to their FB page @Shared Vision Quest every couple of days.

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      1. Me too and this one was such a big dream. If I weren’t such a chicken I’d love to do something like this. But the world is full of adventurers we need chickens to balance things out. 😅

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