Thursday, March 25, 2010

Paralympic inspiration
Just flicking through these pics from the parlympics made me think of how aware I am of these competitors and how I have no idea about past competitors and no memories of watching the paralympics in my childhood. My fave would be Adam Hall (NZ bias perhaps) and his Mum and the exchange of love and respect between them.
Hudson has really enjoyed watching the highlights each night and I was captivated. The whole movement is so embracing maybe one day our whole society will get up to speed with it!
I wonder where Hudson could find a place amongst it though, boccia for sure, but since it doesn't include anything that makes him fizz- speed, height or pulling "G's" I'm not sure boccia will make his wheels spin!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Feedback gets you everywhere!
Reminds me to give feedback where-ever possible!
Today I've tried to buy a blender-kitchen appliance that I think costs a couple of thousand dollars and I'm finding it hard to understand why but I can't just go and buy one! Even though I've explained to the company that I just want to buy one today (we're not at home and I don't have access to our usual vitamix that makes tube feeding whole meals simple), I can't!
I have to set up an appointment with the company salesperson, have them come into my home (which of course I'm not in, I'm staying with an aunt in Aussie) and watch them demonstrate the appliance so I fully understand how wonderful it is. Am I difficult? All I wanted today was to buy one! But I can't, not allowed, crazy! No matter- I'll just go buy something a tenth of the price that I'll burn out in a couple of months! Any recommendations?