The Shakerite

2/26 Security Guard Happenings

Marcia Brown, Columnist

March 4, 2013

I crutched out of the lunch room, a buddy in tow. I need someone to carry my drink--I've tried to by myself, I end up rolling it across the ground, kicking it along as I go. I reached the door and was about to push it open when...

2/19 The Crutch Can

Marcia Brown, Columnist

March 4, 2013

"Move along now," the security guard said. "But I have a dance!" I protested. "Why don't you just demonstrate for him, Marcia?" my friend said, quite amused at my antics. Of course. "Yeah, check this out!" I said. I...

2/11 Old Age

Marcia Brown, Columnist

February 21, 2013

I came pounding down the hallway, brimming with confidence of my mobility. I was really getting the hang of the whole “crutching-along” thing. Even my teacher noticed. “You’re moving quite fast there, Marcia,” he said....

2/12 Backhanded Compliments

Marcia Brown, Columnist

February 21, 2013

Hopping, hopping, falling, GOING DOWN! Oh, wait, aha! I am still afloat—I mean, a-crutch. But this girl, she was looking at me like it was my fault that she tripped me. Like I was in her way. Excuse me?! Uh uh. No. My...

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