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Physics, University of Washington, Inspiration, Blog, Storytelling

The Physics Of Telling A Story

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

Rainbow, blog, Pot of Gold, Storytelling, Buddhism,

I Saw The “Pot Of Gold” At The End Of A Rainbow

I actually saw the end of a rainbow! Or was it the beginning of a rainbow? Regardless, it was certainly...

Embarrassing, Conversation, Blog, Disability, Storytelling,

Hilariously Embarrassing Two-Handed Statements In My One-Handed World

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

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,...

9-Ball, Gambling, Pocket Billiards, Pool Hall. Pool Table, Handicap, Disability, Storytelling, Blog

I Lost $150 Dollars On That 9-Ball Shot

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

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

A Helping Hand From The Coffee Shop Girl

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

Ski, Snowboard, Ski Patrol, storytelling, blog, toastmasters, disability, Salt Lake City, Utah, Snowbird Ski Resort

The Right Place at the Right Time to Save a Skiers Life

Most of us do not wake up thinking, “today is the day I am going save someone’s life.” In many...

World Class Chili, Joe Canavan, Pike Place Market, Seattle

Working At World Class Chili in Seattle’s Pike Place Market

World Class Chili was a chili parlor in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. A chili parlor… I learned so many life...

Elderly Wisdom blog disability neighborhood storytelling

One Brick At A Time This Old Man Changed My Life

Sometimes we are not paying enough attention to notice the people in our lives on a day-to-day basis. As a...

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

81 Year-Old Female Solo Traveler Inspires Me And My Mother to See The World

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

Blog, storytelling, disability, limb deficient, oregon country fair

My Opposite Hangs Out At The Oregon Country Fair

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

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...

Grand Coulee Visitor Center, Bureau of Reclamation, storytelling, podcast, disability, one hand, children

When Children Ask Me Why I Do Not Have Two Hands

There is typically not a day that I am in out-and-about in the daily flow of life when I do...

elbow power, disability, broken bone, blog, podcast, one hand, elbow, clavicle, storytelling, human body

Elbow Power

Who really thinks about how powerful the elbow really is? As a person born with one hand I find myself deeply...

Born With One Hand And Fully Armed

Born With One Hand And Fully Armed

Blog #14 was inspired by a common phrase I have experienced over the course of this one-handed life. I heard...

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

The First Time I Saw Myself In Someone Else

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

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