storytelling

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...

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...

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...

life lessons podcast disability elderly storytelling wisdom

This Old Man Changed My Life With One Small Interaction – OHS018

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

Baseball, Little League, Sports, Greatest Moments, Podcast, Storytelling, Jim Abbott

My Greatest Sports Baseball Moment – OHS017

Where I grew up Little League baseball was king. In fact, baseball was one of the most popular sports for...

broken bone, clavicle, podcast, disability, one hand, elbow, storytelling

The Power of An Elbow From A One-Handed Perspective – OHS016

The elbow is specific to humans and other primates. The elbow joint is the is the synovial hinge joint between the humerus in the upper arm and the...

Disabled Fashion, Fashion, Style, Sharped Dressed Man, Disability, GQ, Tailored Jacket

Disabled Fashion! It’s A One Handed Thing Making Style Fit My Body! – OHS014

After living this one handed life for my entire life I wanted to bring a bit more style and swank...

Ski, Snowboard, Snowbird Ski Resort, Podcast, Storytelling, Toastmasters, Disability

Saving a Skier’s Life at Snowbird, Utah! A True Toastmasters Story – OHS013

Here is a story of how I saved a skier’s life at Snowbird ski resort in Utah. That was the...

alligator, blog, children, one hand, Podcast, storytelling, western idaho fair

An Alligator Bit My Hand Off! Fun For Kids – OHS009

The title says it all! And there is truth there also. Not so much about an alligator biting my hand...

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Fun With Kids: Sharing the Coolness of My One Handed Life – OHS007

I could tell the dark haired girl wanted to ask me about my hand only minutes after arriving at the...

Rainbow, Buddhism, Vajrayana, Podcast, Storytelling, Disability

What I saw at the End of a Rainbow – OHS006

Here is a great short story of the time I actually saw the end of a rainbow! Or was it...

Disability, Employment, ADA, Discrimination, Finding A Job, One Hand

HELP WANTED: Finding a Job in a Two Handed World and Encouraging Disability Employment – OHS005

Here is a talk I did for the Bureau of Reclamation about Disability Employment and the benefits of hiring people with...

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