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“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

  • 16th Street - I wake daily with a sense of dread, not to mention fear. And when I say “daily,” this is an understatement, for this is not only this day, but all days, all years…and probably all decades. Which is a strange … Continue reading
  • Spaces - As I roll through the front door…which isn’t the real front door, but the entry from the garage…both dogs emerge barking and expectant. I fuss over them, calling Bixby, Bela. Seconds later we reach the sunroom where one of our … Continue reading
  • 36 Teresita - The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home…which is so far from my new Glen Park home to make one go ever so slightly bonkers. Let us put it this way. The clouds over this Pacific coastal city give … Continue reading
  • Downhill - Perhaps I consider the trip home overly long. And in too much depth. After all, I am already anticipating what will happen if the traffic light at the junction of Vicente Street and Portola Avenue forces me to stop on … Continue reading
  • Eric’s - I would say it is getting better. I cannot say what ‘it’ actually is, but it has to do with this time of my life. And am I having the time of my life? Well, in a manner of speaking, … Continue reading