5 Ways Air Travel for Wheelchair Users Can Be Improved

Airplane Gate

As a seasoned traveler in an electric wheelchair, I find myself on a plane at least once a month.  Although I have had many very positive experiences with individual gate agents, grounds crew and flight attendants, the system as a whole for the wheelchair air traveler can be vastly improved.  If the air industry is […]

How to Talk to Someone in a Wheelchair

Stylish Wheelchair

In my travels across the world, and in Canada, with the Canadian boccia team – a group of over 10 elite athletes in electric wheelchairs – a fairly frequent trend seems to be emerging.  Flight attendants, waiters, facility managers and other people we come across, immediately talk to the nearest person without a disability in […]

Desiderata

Trees Path

By Max Erhmann c. 1920 Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant, they too have their […]

10 Top Disability Blogs

Mac Keyboard

Since becoming more serious about my online presence, and blogging regularly, I have come across several high quality websites that cover disability topics very well.  In no particular order, I encourage you to visit these sites and connect with the authors of the best disability blogs I have seen. Get Mobilized! http://getmobilized.ca/ Jeff Preston, a […]

Cool Way to Decorate Easter Eggs (Lithuanian Style!)

Lithuania Easter Eggs

My Lithuanian girlfriend Dalia showed me a great, fun and easy way to decorate eggs. Easter is a major event in Lithuania, and egg decorating is a big part of it. You can find a very interesting history of Lithuanian Easter traditions here. The eggs in the photo above were made by boiling onion in […]


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