Podcast

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...

An image of a yellow refrigerator magnet in the Shape of the State of Kansas. It reads, "Kansas, A State of Excitement."

We Almost Died Driving Across the Country – OHS034

Let me start by saying we did almost die a couple of times on that drive across the state of...

A black and white profile close up view of a human eye looking at the title of the podcast.

Seeing Myself For The First Time – OHS033

One of the interesting aspects about being born with one hand is, “this is all I know.” What I mean is...

Sitting outside under a tree a young boy is consoled by a young girl who is a few years older than him.

Memories Of A One Handed Life – OHS032

This is simply a short story about a very early one-handed experience. In fact, it is one of my earliest...

9-Ball, gambling, billiards, pool hall, pool table, handicap, disability, podcast, storytelling, pocket billiards

The $150 Dollar Pool Shot – OHS031

I grew up with a pool table in our home. I can say it was a family past time. Often...

Paris, France, travel, international, solo, elderly, disability, podcast, inspiration, storytelling

Traveling at Age 81 – OHS030

It is interesting where we find our inspiration. Sometimes it is more interesting when inspiration finds us. This is just...

barista, coffee, espresso, kindness, disability, blog, Java Hyde Park, Coffee shop, storytelling

Coffee Shop Kindness – OHS029

I am a big fan of coffee. Which I can say is related to my love of coffee shops. As...

Greatest One-Handed Moments #1 – OHS028

Greatest One-Handed Moments #1 – OHS028

Living this one-handed life has many fun, unique, and funny moments. In fact, the opportunity to lift people up, make...

TED Talk, TEDxBoise, TEDxTwinFalls, Speaking, Storytelling, Disability, Buddhism, Coaching

Talking TED Talk With An X – OHS027

This year I delivered my second TEDx talk as part of the TEDxTwinFalls event. In 2015 I was one of...

Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, Kuala, Lumpur, storytelling, Podcast, Disability, With This One Hand.

The Road to the 2014 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking – OHS026

I have been a Toastmaster for the past seven years. This week’s podcast will cover my experience, insights, and advice...

Physics, Storytelling, Podcast, University of Washington, Seattle, Inspiration

The Physics of Storytelling And The Equation of Appreciation – OHS025

I think most of us as children grew up with our parents reading to us. My father mostly worked nights...

The Difference A Few Kind Words Can Make In A Person’s Life – OHS024

The Difference A Few Kind Words Can Make In A Person’s Life – OHS024

High School… What a time. For some it was great, for others not so great and for most of us...

Amputation, Limb Deficient, X-ray, Arm, Hand, Life With One Hand, Wounded Warrior

“I Want to Cut Off My Hand To Live A Better Life?” Who Asks This Question? – OHS023

Here is a story about an interaction I just had today. Over the course of my life I have been...

Tibet, Tibetan, Dzogchen, Buddhism, Free Tibet, Poverty, Third World, Vajrayana

Why Did a Homeless Tibetan Beggar in China Want to Give Me Money? – OHS022

I recently traveled for thirty five days in Tibet and China. I was part of the 2017 One Path Outreach...

BMX, bicycle, big air jump, podcast, disability, limb deficiency, storytelling

On a BMX Bicycle Jump to the Moon My Arm Broke Apart in the Air – OHS021

Growing in South Bend, Indiana I played a lot of organized baseball and I rode my bicycle like there was...

1 2 3 4 5