storytelling

Speaking To Children – OHS 125

I deeply enjoy speaking to groups of children. This next week I will be speaking in Marshall, Indiana to my...

Opening The Door For Me – OHS 124

Sometimes near doorways when people notice I do not have two hands, they go out of their way to open...

1987 Bitchin’ Camaro IROC Z28 – OHS 123

My 1987 Bitchin’ Camaro IROC Z28 with T-Tops is a real sweet ride. I got it after my father died....

Internet Tax – OHS 122

The Internet tax in Coming! There was a lot of talk about it a couple of years ago. Now I...

1968 Original Schwinn Mini Twinn – OHS 121

I own an all Original 1968 Schwinn Mini Twinn Tandem classic bicycle built for two. It is by far one...

I Can’t Find My Arm – OHS 120

More times than I want to admit I have said to myself, “I can’t find my arm!” As odd as...

Getting Back On A Bicycle – OHS 119

It is time to get back on a bicycle. After a very long break I am yearning to ride again....

podcasting, storytelling, kids, surprised, one hand

A Big Surprise – OHS 118

There is not a day that goes by that I do not get some unique and cool reactions from kids...

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...

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