Southwest Trip and the Falcon

We will be traveling in an accessible RV with my wheelchair across the Southwest from San Francisco. Our plan is to go San Francisco > Bartow > Grand Canyon > Bryce Canyon > Moab (and Arches National Park) > Santa Fe > Gallup > Mojave Desert (via Oatman)> SF

Lighting Up Your Chair

Important for night time safety and visibility, and lots of fun! There are so many ways to do this, but let me start with these guys. I made sleeves for my wheelchair’s arms and attached LEDs encased in ribbon to them (for both of my chairs). This makes the LEDs soft, protect and removable inContinue reading “Lighting Up Your Chair”

Japan

Tokyo is very accessible. I went on a business trip in late July-August 2019. My artwork was being shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. I spent a few days installing while my husband and daughter went wandering and then we got to look around together for about a week.

Morocco

We started in Marrakesh, then went on a day trip to Essaouira, the ancient city of Aït Benhaddou, the Sahara desert, Fez, Casablanca, and back to Marrakesh by way of some Roman ruins. The travel company had guides and accessible hotels for each location who met us there, and Khalid had all kinds of special extra things to show us along the way.

SF to Disneyland California

(writing 2/26/2021, updated 4/11/2022) My very first plane ride with the wheelchair was from San Francisco to Disneyland. It started and ended with disaster, but we made it! I had been warned about how to prepare the chair for flight and it survived the trip there. More on flights and transit later in post. AtContinue reading “SF to Disneyland California”