Archive for “July, 2014”

On this page the following entries were made in the “July, 2014” time-frame.

Crutches and Backpacks

Posted July 18th, 2014 by Anthony

Anthony, crutches, backpack, and sister
That’s me with my sister Paula on the grounds of Polytechnic School in Pasadena. Notice the backpack. It seems like I spent an inordinate amount of time from middle school through college figuring out how to carry things, particularly school books, while using crutches.

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Wheelchair Action Figures

Posted July 16th, 2014 by Anthony

Wrestler action figure and toy wheelchair Every once and awhile I search for wheelchair action figures. This week I found’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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Hi Team Swine

Posted July 13th, 2014 by Anthony

In the summer of 1972 I spent weeks in Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley. I had managed to get third degree burns on my foot, which got infected. After IV antibiotics, a skin graft and months of elevating my leg it healed.

Trophy with pig
During my stay friends from Sonoma County came to visit a couple of times. One time I was awarded the Hi Team Swine award for being careless.

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