Podcast

Children, Disability, A Helping Hand, Coffee Shop, Kindness, Podcast, Storytelling

The Helping Hand Of A Child – OHS042

It is interesting how some children want to go out of their way to help me do the simple things...

Star Wars, Rose City Comic Con, Portland, Oregon, Podcast, Disability

Luke Skywalker’s Hand Was Cut Off… I Was Born Like This! – OHS041

I was born and raised on television. To be more specific I was mostly raised watching science fiction and superheroes...

Children, Staring, Curious, Disability, Social Etiquette, Q&A, Questions

It’s OK To Stare At My One-Handed Life – OHS040

In most cases I am telling the parents of children, “It’s OK for them to stare at me. They’re just...

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Weapons, Storytelling, Podcast, Dojo, Ukemi, Jo, One Hand

One-Handed Aikido – OHS039

Earning first degree black belt in the martial art of Aikido was a great accomplishment and milestone in my life....

conversation, speech, mistake, podcast, disability, one hand, embarrassing, storytelling

Embarrassingly Funny Things People Say About My One-Handed Life – OHS038

People say the funniest things. And when you have one hand in a two-handed world certain statements can be funny,...

artificial arm disability festival Oregon country fair Podcast prosthetic

Seeing My Opposite At The Oregon Country Fair – OHS037

I am not sure how often, or if ever, people get to meet their “opposite” in life. I have encountered...

A close-up black and white image at the beach of a sandcastle being formed by a young boys hand.

One-Handed Boy Goes to the Beach – OHS036

As a very young one-handed child I was not a fan of going to the beach. I was stared at...

A cartoon like image of two orange right hand working gloves with AlejAndro's One Hand Speaks logo on them.

Trying To Buy Two Right Hand Gloves For The First Time – OHS035

“I have more left handed gloves than I know what to do with,” I would often say. Other times I...

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