Posted by The PIPE |
Oct 09, 2016 @ 07:12 AM | 1,010 Views
Dear Fellow RC-Groupers:
The PIPE Here...and after just over a decade here at RCG, I felt it was time to place up the first "blog entry", even though I last flew RC aircraft some 13 YEARS ago, I still VERY much want to get back to RC flying with my local AMA-chartered flying club in Halifax, MA, which IS going to take getting back to WORK again in the future to afford it all!
As I was quite surprised to find out a couple of years ago, the mid-1980s hernia operation I had that's been causing me no end of upper left leg PAIN ever since if I'm ever "on my feet" without moving for too long a time, due to a surgical mistake during my last hernia procedure in 1985, is a VALID disability, making me eligible for Federal SSI benefits and likewise, very similar Massachusetts-specific, state-level "SSP" benefits to help out while I'm still unemployed.
As I'm still living here at home with my newly-octogenarian mother, she does need someone to help take care of her here at home (get meals, doctor-visit transportation, etc) as a caretaker, and I get a roof over my head in return.
Getting back to work, though, IS going to take re-education at a Boston area community college that has good adaptability to disabled students' needs. I've already completed the first of five "distance learning" courses towards a new CAD drafting certificate that the 2-year college provides, but I'm going to HAVE to, due to my caretaker status, only take ONE course a...Continue Reading
About The PIPE
General Class Ham license KA1ABG
USA, MA, Weymouth
Tenpin bowling, RC Scale aeromodeling, photography, pipe & cigar enthusiast, and a HUUGE fan of the BOSTON BRUINS!