One Hand Speaks

One Hand Speaks

Latest Episodes

One-Handed Typing – OHS 129
October 16, 2019

A one-handed life means one-handed typing. Especially in the world we live in today. The inspiration for this podcast reflects my life using computers and doing a lot of one-handed typing. What deeply inspired the idea is how much my hand has been hurt...

The Most Alive I Ever Felt – OHS 128
October 09, 2019

Being alive is such an amazing experience. To even have a precious human body is such a blessing. Most of the time we are intellectually aware of the impermanence of life. But this does not mean we realize the truth of the impermanence of life.

Benefits of Speaking Well – OHS 127
October 02, 2019

Today I gave a small presentation at my job about the qualities of speaking well. I work for the Bureau of Reclamation in Boise, Idaho. I have been there for twenty years. Over the past few years I have been asked by our Human Resources and Organizatio...

Speaking On The Road – OHS 126
September 25, 2019

This week I spoke at the Turkey Run Elementary and Middle school. In fact it was today this Tuesday September 24th, 2019. It was a long flight from Boise, Idaho to Indianapolis. Then the one hour drive to Bloomington, Indiana.

Speaking To Children – OHS 125
September 18, 2019

I deeply enjoy speaking to groups of children. This next week I will be speaking in Marshall, Indiana to my favorite age group, middle school kids. I guess it is a good thing I moonlight as a professional speaker.

Opening The Door For Me – OHS 124
September 11, 2019

Sometimes near doorways when people notice I do not have two hands, they go out of their way to open the door for me. There are moments on some of those occasions when I see people "double take" and then slightly pause as they try to decide if they sho...

1987 Bitchin’ Camaro IROC Z28 – OHS 123
September 04, 2019

My 1987 Bitchin' Camaro IROC Z28 with T-Tops is a real sweet ride. I got it after my father died. In his older years it was the car of his dreams. He bought it way back in the early to late 90s. I have such a clear memory when he and my mother moved to...

Internet Tax – OHS 122
September 01, 2019

The Internet tax in Coming! There was a lot of talk about it a couple of years ago. Now I notice digital storefronts like eBay, Amazon, and Etsy are charging taxes based on the buyer's location. More and more Internet stores are sure to follow suit.

1968 Original Schwinn Mini Twinn – OHS 121
August 31, 2019

I own an all Original 1968 Schwinn Mini Twinn Tandem classic bicycle built for two. It is by far one of the coolest things I have in my empire. It is a bicycle but for two but I like to ride it all by myself.

I Can’t Find My Arm – OHS 120
August 30, 2019

More times than I want to admit I have said to myself, "I can't find my arm!" As odd as this may sound to a two-handed person, this is a very real thing in my life. I have lost my artificial arm many times. If it comes off your body you can lose it.