Tag Archives: wheelchair

Colour Me Pissed Off

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothings going to get better.  It’s not” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax   I am so pissed off today it’s best I let the optics speak to my point otherwise my mouth will get me in trouble (yes the wisdom of age, knowing when to be […]
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Reliving the “Dream”…Access

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer” – Bruce Lee Well let’s start off with the good news of the week.  The new BC government is re-instating the BC Human Rights “Commission” and it is about dam time.  The Liberals closed it down […]
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Six AM

“The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when the thing that couldn’t possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair” – Douglas Adams I was awake at 4am this morning which is really […]
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Adapting to Change

“Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.” –  Pearl S. Buck  I have lost my direction and with that my purpose.  Purpose has always been important to me and without it one can easily become self–deprecation.  I am finding myself […]
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What We Don’t Know We Know…(revised)

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their mind cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw It’s another grey windy day but at least it’s not raining.  Out of boredom and, to maybe kick start an idea into my cranial star chamber, I started searching out YouTube for old TV theme songs. […]
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Building Social Isolation

When does passion become obsession?  I am passionate in regards to access.  I am passionate about defending the right to access that so many others have fought so hard to achieve.  I am passionate about ensuring complacency or lack of historical perspective does not allow the new world of #socialmedia to create new challenges to access. […]
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The New Digs – Part 4

So I was popping an e-mail off to a buddy over in South Korea who is about to make his annual trek back to Canuckland.  I’ve known Cam for many years and try to get together during his annual treks.  I was passing on the new address, contact information, etc that etiquette suggests you should […]
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Condo Living – Part 3

Well it is Sunday and time to finish the adventure story.  Having made all of the necessary decisions, given my notice at work (which worked out well because Medi-Chair really needed a full time person in that position) and given my notice for my condo in Calgary I began to focus on finding a place […]
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A Home is So Rare

As previously reported I have just made another move back to the province I had once left.  There are some unique issues when moving while confined to a wheelchair and it takes a fair amount of planning.  The first major issue to overcome is FINDING that one wheelchair accessible place that will work for you. […]
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Red Tape Parade’s

Nothing is ever straight forward in the world of disability but when those programs reportedly there to make life easier for a person with a disability don’t you can get upset quite easily.  Why do things in the disability world have to be so complicated all of the time?  My answer:  we are a good […]
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