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Every once and awhile I search for wheelchair action figures. This week I found WrestlingFigures.com’s Wheelchair Playset. You can get the wheelchair in any one of six colors. I happened to get the color “wood.” It goes well with my Buff Bagwell action figure and wheelchair.
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After reading the review of a cutting-edge San Francisco restaurant I was wondering about the meaning of “ramp.” I went to the dictionary on my computer. (I’m using the latest Macintosh operating system which has the pretty decent New Oxford American Dictionary. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a listing for ramp the food, but there was for […]
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Buff Bagwell was a US wrestler who used a wheelchair for prop. This was years ago. I found an action figure of him. Pushing a button on the back of the wheelchair caused the wrestler figure to leap out of his wheelchair—strange, but kind of cool.
Today, not being able to remember his name, I googled wheelchair wrestler. Wow! I became lost for hours. The most fun and the biggest time sink was on Zazzle. Zazzle is a site where one can “create your own one-of-a-kind product.” I found a T-shirt with wheelchair Sumo wrestlers! Once I started searching for “wheelchair,” “gimp,” “disabled,” etc I was lost for the next half hour.
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According to a news story, Ruby didn’t miss use of hind legs, in the San Francisco Chronicle, “As a UC Davis surgeon once said when asked about dogs and amputation, “People tend to humanize the loss of a limb and dogs don’t. As long as they aren’t in pain and doing the things they love […]
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