“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

  • #24 - Call it a malaise, but the most pervasive feeling these days is one of fragility. From another perspective, vulnerability. Am I simply feeling my age? And if so, what about my age? Or am I, like virtually all of us, … Continue reading
  • Philz Fills - Blame it on the dodgy lift at Sha’ar Zahav or the torrent of Hebrew at Chabad, but on this Saturday the animating force or higher power is public transport. And today it will do. Today’s being the morning of all … Continue reading
  • Urban Potatoes - Simultaneous with the nation’s crisis, is California’s water crisis. Pundits currently argue about whether or not it is over. This alone marks a milestone. San Francisco is well ahead of normal rainfall. Even I will admit that a few dry … Continue reading
  • Powell - If there is a problem living in San Francisco at this moment in American history, it’s that so much good, cooperative good, is on display…that the noises coming out of Washington make no sense. So little, that one is inclined … Continue reading
  • Getting By - Are we actually talking about this, I asked myself, lunching with a filmmaker friend. Our topic? The Americans with Disabilities Act. Now beginning its second quarter of a century, the ADA once seemed as unassailable as apple pie. But bye … Continue reading