Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance — Wheel Tales of Willow City – Reprise

This is a reprise of the first “Albert Duncan” adventure!

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert said he'd meet us in the main hall.

Albert said he’d meet us in the main hall.

It'll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

It’ll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Service Entrance

Service Entrance

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Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

There's a front entrance now?!

There’s a front entrance now?!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

It is a good sign that many institutions are making changes to allow for easy access for wheelchairs that don’t require entering through loading docks and store rooms. Entering through a back entrance can add a bit to much of a sense of adventure to an outing.


This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

DWPenner

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Old and New — Wheel Tales of Willow City (reprise)

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Old and New — by DWPenner

Old and New — by DWPenner

Hi Mary-Anne! What are we going to do today?

Hi Mary-Anne! What are we going to do today?

I think we should try something different and new!

I think we should try something different and new!

Really! What would that be?

Really! What would that be?

We're going to go to the museum Willie!

We’re going to go to the museum Willie!

But we've Been to the museum many times before?

But we’ve Been to the museum many times before?

But never by BUS before Willie!

But never by BUS before Willie!

museum

museum

There's a new exhibit of dinosaur bones this month!

There’s a new exhibit of dinosaur bones this month!

I hope you enjoy this reprise of an earlier “Wheel Tales of Willow City” story. I thought I’d post it this Easter Sunday, in part to take a break for Easter Week. I know not all of my readers are Christian, but many other Faiths have their own celebrations at this time of the year. I wish you all a Blessed Sunday. I wish you a Blessed Sunday even if you don’t follow any structured spiritual path.


This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

 

School Train — Wheel Tales of Willow City

This is another of the stories I am republishing here. Originally published October 23, 2013.

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

School Train — by DWPenner

School Train — by DWPenner

I'm so excited! We're going to a bakery today!

I’m so excited! We’re going to a bakery today!

That's wonderful Robyn, how will you get there?

That’s wonderful Robyn, how will you get there?

Yes dear, will you go by school bus? car? van? taxi?

Yes dear, will you go by school bus? car? van? taxi?

No Mom! We're going by train! ? ?

No Mom! We’re going by train! ? ?

Hello Rub & Bob! Is little Robyn ready to go to the bakery today? ? ?

Hello Rub & Bob! Is little Robyn ready to go to the bakery today? ? ?

Well yes, except this notion that you are going by train?

Well yes, except this notion that you are going by train?

Ah, Train. Let me explain. It was all Willy's idea...

Ah, Train. Let me explain. It was all Willy’s idea…

I'm a boxcar! Chugga Chugga Wooo, wooooo!

I’m a boxcar! Chugga Chugga Wooo, wooooo!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was originally published October 23, 2013. Newer readers probably haven’t seen it yet so I hope the reprise is appreciated!

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. everywhere!

DWPenner

 

Free Parking — Wheel Tales of Willow City

Free Parking

Free Parking

waiting...

waiting…

waiting...

waiting…

waiting...

waiting…

...getting impatient...

…getting impatient…

still waiting...

still waiting…

patience....

patience….

taking too long...

taking too long…

soon...

soon…

Nelson will go find a good place to park that's close to here.

Nelson will go find a good place to park that’s close to here.

I hope we don't have to load on the street again.

I hope we don’t have to load on the street again.

Took you long enough!! Isn't there some sort of loading area for that sort of thing!

Took you long enough!! Isn’t there some sort of loading area for that sort of thing!

shrug...

shrug…

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published before as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

I worked as mall security for a while and so many people parking in fire-lanes and handicap or wheelchair zones would always say, “I was only in for a minute!” As if that made a difference for the person who needed the spot they took. Of course all we could do was put warnings on their windshields and record their license number for the mall administration. The mall also didn’t want to make waves and lose any of these customers who parked in disabled parking or fire-lanes… I wonder where wheelchair using customers fit into all this?

We'll Make CentsWe were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

Sober Solitude — Wheel Tales of Willow City

Sober Solitude

Sober Solitude

Sober Solitude

Sober Solitude

Exshcushe me.

Exshcushe me.

(Drunk again...)

(Drunk again…)

Exshcushe me.

Exshcushe me.

Route A/2X3.14

Route A/2X3.14

(Still hitting the bottle)

(Still hitting the bottle)

Exshcushe me.

Exshcushe me.

Is he drunk or something? I heard he was sick, is all.

Is he drunk or something? I heard he was sick, is all.

Hi Mr B! We hardly ever see you out in public — why's that?

Hi Mr B! We hardly ever see you out in public — why’s that?

I shtay home becaush eberbod shinks I'm drunk — not zhat I have CP.

I shtay home becaush eberbod shinks I’m drunk — not zhat I have CP.

Oh, Mr B! Your real friends know you don't drink!

Oh, Mr B! Your real friends know you don’t drink!

We know you aren't drunk! You have a condition right?

We know you aren’t drunk! You have a condition right?

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published before as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

Some people thought this one was a bit controversial, because they missed an important part of the strip. Mr B isn’t drunk, he has CP – Cerebral Palsy — one of a number of conditions that can make a person appear as if they were intoxicated or high. The point is that there are many disabilities that are not obvious. Some might make someone look like they are drunk, others don’t look like anything at all, but restrict how a person might live and whether they even get out in public.

We'll Make CentsWe were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

Petera’s Travels — Wheel Tales of Willow City

Petera's Travels — by DWPenner

Petera’s Travels — by DWPenner

...snack, emergency taxi money, coat...

…snack, emergency taxi money, coat…

...lunch money, cell phone, day's medicine?

…lunch money, cell phone, day’s medicine?

Petera, are you listening to me?

Petera, are you listening to me?

Of course Willy. Mr E just distracted me.

Of course Willy. Mr E just distracted me.

What's the whole long list for? Going on a trip?

What’s the whole long list for? Going on a trip?

Sort of, I have an 11am Dr appointment.

Sort of, I have an 11am Dr appointment.

But it's only 6am!

But it’s only 6am!

We have to be ready an hour before the HandyDarter Bus is scheduled...

We have to be ready an hour before the HandyDarter Bus is scheduled…

...the bus has been 2 hrs late, it is a 1 hr trip, a chance of traffic and a half-hour early...

…the bus has been 2 hrs late, it is a 1 hr trip, a chance of traffic and a half-hour early…

Which means a very long day.

Which means a very long day.

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We'll Make CentsWe were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance — Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert said he'd meet us in the main hall.

Albert said he’d meet us in the main hall.

It'll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

It’ll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Service Entrance

Service Entrance

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Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

There's a front entrance now?!

There’s a front entrance now?!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

Old and New — Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Old and New — by DWPenner

Old and New — by DWPenner

Hi Mary-Anne! What are we going to do today?

Hi Mary-Anne! What are we going to do today?

I think we should try something different and new!

I think we should try something different and new!

Really! What would that be?

Really! What would that be?

We're going to go to the museum Willie!

We’re going to go to the museum Willie!

But we've Been to the museum many times before?

But we’ve Been to the museum many times before?

But never by BUS before Willie!

But never by BUS before Willie!

museum

museum

There's a new exhibit of dinosaur bones this month!

There’s a new exhibit of dinosaur bones this month!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

 

School Train — Wheel Tales of Willow City

This is another of the stories I am republishing here.

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

School Train — by DWPenner

School Train — by DWPenner

I'm so excited! We're going to a bakery today!

I’m so excited! We’re going to a bakery today!

That's wonderful Robyn, how will you get there?

That’s wonderful Robyn, how will you get there?

Yes dear, will you go by school bus? car? van? taxi?

Yes dear, will you go by school bus? car? van? taxi?

No Mom! We're going by train! ? ?

No Mom! We’re going by train! ? ?

Hello Rub & Bob! Is little Robyn ready to go to the bakery today? ? ?

Hello Rub & Bob! Is little Robyn ready to go to the bakery today? ? ?

Well yes, except this notion that you are going by train?

Well yes, except this notion that you are going by train?

Ah, Train. Let me explain. It was all Willy's idea...

Ah, Train. Let me explain. It was all Willy’s idea…

I'm a boxcar! Chugga Chugga Wooo, wooooo!

I’m a boxcar! Chugga Chugga Wooo, wooooo!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner