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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, Jan. 3, 2018: How We Roll in Winter

Snow is a challenge in the winter time where we live in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We know folks in wheelchairs around these parts who struggle leaving their own homes in the winter time. Depending on one’s wheelchair, size of wheels, depth of snow, dependability on the plow, etc, snow can be enemy… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, Jan. 3, 2018: How We Roll in Winter

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Christmas Carcass

I’ve never dragged a human body into the woods, but I can imagine the work involved.  After all, each year I dissemble the Christmas tree, and we say a little prayer of thanks over his branches before returning him to the woods where he came from.   This year, however, I had to drag him… Continue reading Christmas Carcass

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, December 19, 2017: Looking Ahead to 2018

As a teacher, I remind myself how difficult the holiday season can be for families who are struggling with different hardships. Christmas does not always equate with tradition or joy; family or gifts; mistletoe or egg nog; for some, including those with and without physical or cognitive disabilities, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, December 19, 2017: Looking Ahead to 2018

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It’s You, Mrs. Claus, We Need to Believe In Too

Dear Mrs. Claus, When I was a little girl, I would stay awake in my Holly Hobby bed for as long as I could on Christmas Eve imagining, picturing, willing my ears to hear Santa’s sleigh bells on the roof of my little house.   Back then, it was Santa I needed to believe in–… Continue reading It’s You, Mrs. Claus, We Need to Believe In Too

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation blog: Redefining Miracles One Connection at a Time, Dec. 13, 2017

This year’s birthday card is a very accurate depiction of our family; we always wear Santa hats; Greta and I always match, as do Carver and Geoff; Geoff certainly has tan skin year around given his outdoor work opportunities, and this is our daughter’s self proclaimed “best wheelchair daddy drawing ever.” She had done an… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation blog: Redefining Miracles One Connection at a Time, Dec. 13, 2017

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Geoff Krill: Husband, Daddy, Now U.S. Disabled Snow Sports Hall of Famer

Last night, Geoff was inducted into the U.S Disabled Snow Sports Hall of Fame during Ski Spectacular in Breckenridge, Colorado for making significant contributions to adaptive sports, including innovative techniques, specialized equipment, program development, and education .  And thanks to our wonderful parents for watching Carver and Greta– and to our friends for making the… Continue reading Geoff Krill: Husband, Daddy, Now U.S. Disabled Snow Sports Hall of Famer