Posts by AlejAndro Anastasio

One-Handed Life, Wrist, Ligaments, Storytelling, Podcast

A Nightmare Come True – OHS063

One of my biggest fears in life has been to break my right hand or my wrist. I have come...

Podcast, Storytelling, Disability, A Short Story, Seattle, Washington, Public Transportation, Bus, Children

A Short Story About “Disability” – OHS062

This is a short “slice-of-life” story about my one-handed life, riding the bus in the city of Seattle, and the...

Asking Questions, How did you lost your hand, Awkward Questions, Podcast, Storytelling, Life with one hand

How’d You Ding Your Wing? – OHS061

Almost on a daily basis I get asked by someone what happened to my hand. How you ask me about...

Podcast, Storytelling, Mother, International Travel, Traveling with my mother, Repay Kindness of Mother, Buddhism

International Travel With My 73 Year-Old Mother – OHS060

Would you travel with your mother? Is your mother your ideal travel partner? What does it mean to travel internationally...

Podcast, Storytelling, Interview, Living in a van, Curious Karli, Lifestyle, Solo Travel

The Girl Who Lives In Her Van: An Interview with Curious Karli – OHS059

Some people are moving out of the mainstream, giving up most of their positions, and living in a van, school...

Podcast, Storytelling, One-Hand, Thumb, Disability

My Only Thumb – OHS058

We all know how limiting life can be when we hurt a finger, thumb, or our hands. But when you...

Aikido, One-Hand, Freak out, Podcast, Storytelling, Martial Arts, Children, Teenagers

One-Handed Aikido Freak Out – OHS057

Some stories just show up and blossom in the funniest of places and at the oddest of times. This One...

Podcasting, Storytelling, Check Republic, Mosaic House, Youth Hostel, Children, One-Hand, International Solo Travel

An International Non-Verbal One-Handed Interaction – OHS056

Here is just a sweet and endearing story of a non-verbal interaction I had with one young child at the...

Toastmasters International, World Championship of Public Speaking, Podcast, Storytelling, District 15, Boise, Idaho

On The Rode Again To The Toastmasters International 2018 World Championship of Public Speaking – OHS055

“On the rode again…” I am once again on the rode to the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking....

Podcast, Storytelling, Kids, Children, asking questions

The Innocent Question Of An 8 Year Old Child – OHS054

Sometimes children ask the most amazing questions. Especially if you do not have two hands. There usually is not a...

International Workers' Day, Russia, May 1st, May Day, Labor Day, Spring Day, Podcast, Storytelling, St. Petersburg Russia, Celebration, Festival

Celebrating May 1st 2018 “May Day” in Russia – OHS053

The 1st of May, or “May Day” has been celebrated across countries, cultures, civilizations, and among people for thousands of...

One Hand Speaks, St. Petersburg, Russia, Professional Speaking, Disability, One Hand, International Solo Travel

Traveling, Speaking and Storytelling in St. Petersburg, Russia – OHS052

Such and special and beneficial opportunity to able to offer an inspirational speech in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg,...

Bootcamp, Crossfit, Gym, Storytelling, Podcast, Disability, One-Hand, Working out, Camp Rhino Boise

Six Week Bootcamp Challenge! One-Handed Style – OHS051

Completing my six week bootcamp challenge… One-handed style was not easy. Yes, it was challenging with one hand. However, that...

Samurai, Podcast, Storytelling, Martial Arts, Disability, One-Hand, Clarity, Courage, Compassion

Modern Day Samurai – OHS050

What does it mean to live your life as a “Modern Day Samurai?” This was a question I often asked...

school bus, school kids, riding the bus, one hand, one-handed, fun with kids

One-Handed Driving Experience – OHS049

Diving with my one-handed life is always exciting. But not always for the reasons you might expect. Sometimes I share...

Disabled Thinking, TED Talks, TEDx, TEDxBoise, Blog, Storytelling, Disabled, The Power of Sleeping

An Idea Worth Sharing, “Disabled Thinking.”

The opportunity to deliver a TEDx Talk was such a great experience. I was able to express my “Idea Worth...

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