“Ever stumble into something…find yourself limping along…or get on a roll? These turns of phrase turned into my life…after getting mugged and shot in the spinal cord at age 21. The ensuing decades of stumbling, limping and rolling have now turned into something else. Including this website, a book…and now visitors like you! Welcome.” – Paul Bendix

Paul BendixBlog: Range of Motion
A Wheelchair Odyssey

  • Old Guy - You know you’re an Old Guy when you wake up at four in the morning and realize the Attorney General’s latest move on behalf of Trump reeks of the Weimar. Having heard some first-hand accounts of the Weimar, because you … Continue reading
  • R.I.P. Bixby - Bixby is dead. Long live Bixby. And he did live long by dog standards. More important to me, he lived long enough to be an excellent sort of transgenic role model. He was always confused. Some believed that he wasn’t … Continue reading
  • Pet Project - Our last one is Bixby, a dog of an estimated 15 years, roughly 11 of which he has spent in freedom. Yes, he is a rescue dog, sprung from a hoarder house in Oakland. That there is an acknowledged phenomenon … Continue reading
  • To Burbank - Off to work this morning, that is to say, with Jane about to hit the pulpit, we had a long overdue discussion about hearing. Mine isn’t what it was. And to put a finer point on this, I’m not sure … Continue reading
  • El Cerrito - El Cerrito…I just looked this up…means little hill, which proves absolutely nothing except that place names are instantly obsolete. No one there is thinking about hills, including me. I was thinking about what it is to be 73 and riding … Continue reading