Tag Archives: wheelchair

38 Year-Old Rugby Rookie

Back in 2009, I was alone in a bar near the University of Arizona, talking to my then-girlfriend on the phone. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw 3 guys in wheelchairs playing pool. For whatever reason I … Continue reading

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Wheelchairs, I’ve had a few

When I was four years old my father gave my brother a skateboard. It took him about 10 minutes to hit his face on the ground. There was blood but thankfully no need for stitches. He could have given up … Continue reading

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Diversity is scary

 My friend and mentor “John”, was heading into a conference room to do a presentation for a group he had never spoken with in his long career. And he confided in me by saying he was a little nervous. “FYI … Continue reading

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Perfect Strangers

On a regular basis, I run into total strangers that want to talk to me about my disability. Last night was no different. Emily and I went to the local Barnes and Noble looking for Mastering the Art of French … Continue reading

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