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By Paul Bendix

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About this blog: A 32-year resident of Menlo Park, I regularly make my way around downtown in a wheelchair. This gives me an unusual perspective on a town in which I have spent almost half of my life. I was educated at UC Berkeley, and permanentl...  (More)

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Philomena
Dec 9, 2013 4:58 pm
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The Guild Theater, one of the Bay Area's last single-screen houses, has a stunning feature: Philomena. Judi Dench is always worthwhile seeing, but the many-layered... More
Cat House
Dec 2, 2013 3:44 pm
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Monday morning, my wife's day off, and I get my wobbly legs out of bed, swivel toward my wheelchair...but not quite. It's an early hour, late in life...and I know... More
Politically Correct Gardening
Nov 22, 2013 2:58 pm
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I consider myself an ecological guy, very green in my gardening practices. My wheelchair-height raised beds are bursting with green. Which aside from chlorophyll,... More
Bike Perils
Nov 20, 2013 3:19 pm
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In recent months my wife and I have seen two bicycle accidents kill or injure people close to us. Monday's collision on Marsh Road involved our next-door neighbor.... More
Wheelchair City
Nov 18, 2013 4:21 pm
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Wheelchair access...well, it's also about strollers...even pedestrians wandering neighborhoods after dark. It's in everyone's interest to make our town accessible.... More
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