This past Sunday, 35 of my closest friends and family got together to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of my SCI with an event my parents and I titled, “Surviving and Thriving: Celebrating 20 Years.”
How can such a small column have such a large impact? Perhaps because Tim Gilmer's formula is one part heart, one part soul, and two parts authenticity.
When my parents offered me a copy of NM, the last thing in the world I wanted was to read about spinal cord injury.
In 2000, I faced a life decision: whether to continue teaching or accept the editorship of New Mobility magazine.
I have found these past 17 years that four things tend to make life worthwhile and enjoyable — close relationships, being part of a larger community, fighting the good fight and keeping a sense of humor.
The rule of law is under attack, especially the civil rights of minorities, immigrants and people with disabilities.
Our cover story is about accessible gardening and its many benefits. I’d like to tell you about how my wife’s and my gardening experience enriched our lives and prepared us for making a leap we never even considered until it happened.
Our specialized vocabulary is at once unifying and divisive.
The good news: I don’t have urethral cancer. The bad news: My body has sprung a leak — a small stage II pressure sore erupted overnight into a complex stage IV sore.