Podcast

The Inspiration to Speak – OHS 117

I was inspired to start public speaking by an Aikido Sensei. It was during the time in my life when...

Idaho Hispanic Youth Symposium 2019 Keynote Speech – OHS 116

Delivering a keynote speech at the 2019 Idaho Hispanic Youth Symposium (HYS) on the Boise State University campus in Boise,...

Childhood Trauma – OHS 115

Life as a child with one hand can be very traumatic. But not as traumatic as going to the dentist!!...

Buddhist Pilgrimage, Storytelling, Podcast

Lookie Lookie No Money – OHS114

Spending time in Tibet on a Buddhist Pilgrimage was a vastly profound experience. I was able to visit many sacred...

Oregon Country Fair

Driving To The Oregon Country Fair – OHS113

I have been attending the Oregon Country Fair (OCF) since 1993. My first visit was when I was living in...

Podcast, Storytelling, Pilgrimage, Tibet, Buddhism, Vajrayana, Buddha

Coming Back From Buddhist Pilgrimage In Tibet – OHS112

A few days ago I arrived back in the United States after being on a Buddhist pilgrimage in Tibet for...

Disability, podcast, storytelling, disability, stare

The Double Take – OHS111

The one thing I enjoy in a strange kind of way is the “double take.” Having lived my entire life...

Schedule A Hiring Authority, Disability, Employment, Podcast, Storytelling, One-Handed Life, Federal Government

“Schedule A” Federal Hiring Authority – OHS110

I was hired into the Federal Government just over twenty years ago under the “Schedule A” Federal Hiring Authority. After...

star trek, sci-fi, storytelling, podcast, science fiction, star wars, spock, jedi knights

To Boldly Go – OHS109

I was born and raised on Science Fiction, superheroes, and comic book. First and foremost it was Star Trek. This...

Podcast. Storytelling, Anniversary, Birthday, Blog, Vlog, YouTube, Video

2 Year Birthday Podcast – OHS108

Happy 2 year podcasting birthday to me. It was just about two years ago today (give or take a day...

crafty, scissors, skill, storytelling, podcast, seattle

Using Scissors – OHS107

Using scissors is a bit difficult with only one hand. This has been a life long issue for me as...

storytelling, podcast, possum, one hand, indiana, soup kitchen, restitution

Your Mother Was Scared By A Possum – OHS106

People say some of the strangest and most odd things about my one-handedness. Maybe they are taken so by surprise...

Tibet, Lhasa, Buddhism, Pilgrimage, Vajrayana, Yeshe Tsogyal, Padmasambhava, Storytelling, Podcast

Buddhist Pilgrimage to Tibet – OHS105

I am going back Tibet this June to be a part of a Buddhist Pilgrimage. In 2017 I went to...

podcast, storytelling, one hand, bulova, watches, bracelets, rings

Watches And Bracelets And Rings And Things – OHS104

As much as I love the idea of wearing watches, bracelets, and rings (and other male accessories for the hand)...

storytelling, podcast, one hand, perspective, living one handed

What is It Like Having One Hand? – OHS103

“What is it like having one hand?” It is not often I am directly asked this question. But it had...

easy, podcast, storytelling, disabled thinking, aikido

The Easy Things Are Hard – OHS102

It is the easy things in life I tend to find to be more difficult. This has been my one-handed...

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