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OMG!

The big meeting was held this morning, and I wasn’t even close to being prepared for the information that was given to us.  The large amount of funding that I talked about in the last blog, isn’t a one-time-gift, it … Continue reading

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Anger Management

Becky and I came out of the grocery store today to discover that the side ramp to our van was blocked by a car who had double parked in a disabled parking spot.  The driver was still in the vehicle, … Continue reading

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The Bomb Squad

The rest of the trip to Phoenix continued without any unusual problems, so 7 days later, we packed ourselves up ready for the trip back to Toronto.   We arrived at the car rental drop-off nice and early, so we had … Continue reading

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Three Wheelchairs and A Hummer (Part 3 – The Finale)

So, my computer now had a virus, and we still didn’t have either of the wheelchairs repaired.  After I finished laughing, I poured myself a big glass of wine and wrote on the calendar, “Bad Day”.  All I could think … Continue reading

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Three Wheelchairs and A Hummer (Part 2)

What did I do?  I went down to the garden shed to look for inspiration.  I found it an old power wheelchair with a broken clutch, a dead battery, and a flat tire.  I plugged in the battery charger and connected it … Continue reading

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Three Wheelchairs and A Hummer (Part 1)

It began in May, when, being unusually organized, I booked a service call for Becky’s power wheelchair.  It is very important that it is working well and she can rely on it.  Without it, she cannot move around her own bedroom, her own home, or … Continue reading

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