Confessions time - I have been following this online thread recently where they discuss all things disabled blah, blah, blah however one of the recurring themes is attitude. No surprise but it got me to thinking last night. I remember giving my first "attitude adjustment" to someone when I was fifteen years old. This was in … Continue reading As Bob Dylan would tell you…
I am sitting here having just watched the Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa and it's only eleven in the morning. It is going to be a hot one and I know the Harbour will be packed. Crowds and wheelchairs can be difficult so it is probably a good day to stay close to home and … Continue reading Canada Day 2015
Recently I had a little back and forth with an individual that really brought the idea of advocacy back home to me and, in particular, its relationship to physical access. I recognize access as a right and I have spend the better part of my life fighting for and defending rights. Not just those of persons … Continue reading It’s Alright to Say No!
Jan 21/13 – I spend fifteen minutes yesterday washing maybe 40 square feet of kitchen floor. Fifteen minutes with a mop for a room maybe five feet wide (I can get through it in my wheelchair but don’t ask me to turn around in it) and eight feet long. How lost in thought do you … Continue reading Pots, Pans and Dreams