A girl in a wheelchair wearing a shirt that says, “I run better than the government”
A friend sent me this a while back. Still makes me laugh.


Photo by Lucas van Oort on Unsplash


Me in my adapted Honda Element. Photo courtesy of author.


A medical mask hanging from the top of a chain-link fence
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash


A couple overlooking the ocean at sunset, about to kiss.
Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash


A typewriter with the words “fake news” typed on the page
Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash


A man holding onto bars from inside a prison cell
Photo by Hasan Almasi on Unsplash


A row of handicapped parking spaces
Image by Grégory ROOSE from Pixabay


Two teddy bears in bed with tissue and a thermometer
Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay


A teacher in front of a class. Focus is on the students in the foreground.
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Matthew B. Johnson

I’m a Sacramento-based writer, English professor, track coach, C-5 incomplete quadriplegic, diehard 49ers fan, comic book geek, and lover of all things coffee.

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