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Humor and earthy practicality teach necessary etiquette For several years now I have had a copy of Texas Bix Bender's book Don't Squat With Yer Spurs On! Published in the early 90s, it is a good guide to etiquette for people with rural tendencies and those seeking a productive but laid back lifes...
11/22/2013
CReATE allows differently abled in Utah to go where they wish My favorite piece of Assistive Technology Equipment is my power chair. It is a "product" of CReATE, an initiative of Utah State University. You see, CReATE  built my chair from fully serviced donated parts, fitted new batteries and was...
11/21/2013
Forecasters predict this, the weather does that in Utah This morning we had snow on the Salt Lake Valley floor - being promised rain clearing towards midday. Just enough snow and gloom to make driving tricky, and making finding building numbers just that much more difficult. We have been promised...
11/21/2013
Did I miss something in this Holiday Season?                                                                 Where did Thanksgiving go? I got used to the pumpkins and zombies. Then I expected turkeys, Pilgrim hats and cornucopia. My diary shows Thanksgiving and Hanukkah for November 28, but Mall ...
11/17/2013
The differently abled niche in real estate in Sandy UT                                                                       I am in a position to offer expert advice to differently abled home buyers in the Salt Lake Valley UT. I have skin in the game.   Being a double above knee amputee, to my o...
11/17/2013
At odds with my favorite appliance in Sandy UT Having done business from a sitting position for the last ten years, I have come to rely heavily on my power chair. Regardless of manufacturer specifications, with me, it has only two speeds ~ flat out and stop. With recent maintenance including a ne...
11/16/2013
The joining of a Nation in our backyard here in Utah It is described as the greatest historical event in transportation on this continent where the Pacific Ocean was joined to the Atlantic Ocean by iron rails. Historical events are often cast in patriotic pride; great achievements are embodied in...
11/07/2013
My labor of love nears completion in Sandy UT If you have followed my posts over the last several years, you may have noticed that I favor collages to illustrate my posts. Collages are basically groups of photos often indicating a theme. Mostly the collages suggest themselve; sometimes they are h...
11/06/2013
Low denomination bills and gold tops always bring me pleasure. In days where plastic appears have power, I find it relaxing to appreciate bills and coinage. Twelve months ago, newspapers were touting that $1 coins would replace $1 bills ~ hasn't happened. I got used to Australian $1 and $2 gold t...
11/05/2013
Cold weather preparations in Sandy UT We made it to 40F today with a promise of 26F tonight in Sandy UT. Tomorrow promises a few degrees less. Definitely a test for winter. A time to check more substantial clothing and for special contents of my chair bag. Because I move little more than my right...
11/04/2013
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