Normally, you back slowly away from these beasts, especially if it’s a mama with cubs. On a scooter, I didn’t have that option.
Francine Falk-Allen was born in Los Angeles and has lived nearly all of her life in Northern California. Her first book, Not a Poster Child: Living Well with a Disability: A Memoir has been included on several national outlets’ lists of best books of 2018, including Kirkus Reviews, BuzzFeed, and PopSugar. She was also named one of “25 Women Making a Difference in 2019” by Conversations Magazine. She loves the outdoors, gardening, pool exercise, her sweet, peculiar old cat, spending time with her husband and good friends, strong British tea, and a little champagne now and then.