Tag Archives: life in a wheelchair

A Good Day for a Drive…

I haven’t been out recently so following an invitation to come to Duncan I decided what the hell.  It was a gorgeous day and I was well within my budget requirements.  Yes I have mileage budgets that I pay attention to. Based on my current budget and the price of gas I can drive about […]
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And Celebrate We Shall

Sixty-five years ago today I came into this world.  According to my mother it was around 6 in the morning but then there have been other times when she thought it might have been around 3 in the afternoon.  I guess when you have had six children a few little things may be hazy after […]
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Lets Try Again

A number of months ago I decided to discontinue these posts.  To be honest I wasn’t seeing much sense to them anymore.  I wasn’t sure how many people were actually listening.  The changes happening under the current government appear to be just speeding up the erosion process.  The only time I ever hear Harper making […]
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What Defines What?

I have been following the Paralympics in Sochi and it got me to thinking about my first competition.  I was 17 at the time and competed in the first Canadian National Wheelchair Sports Game held in Montreal in 1967.  It coincided with the Montreal Expo which was one big party.  The first games were more […]
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Renting an Apartment from a Wheelchair

I have done my fair share of moving over the years and have recently moved back to BC following a five year nesting period in Calgary.  In fact this is my third move in the last twelve years which coincidentally are the only moves where I had to take wheelchair living into account.  Prior to […]
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