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Mike Patrick
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After living with a spinal cord injury for 40+ years, I have written an ebook about my experiences.
After living with a spinal cord injury for 40+ years, I have written an ebook about my experiences.

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It Is Time For Me To Put In My Two Cents Worth On Orlando!
Before I start to
discuss the horrific terrorist attack on the Pulse Nightclub on June 12,
I want to tell you a little bit about my gun history. When I was
four, I received my first guns. I got a Paladin pair of six shooters
complete with my own busines...

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What Does It Take To Make A Toothbrush Holder For An Old Quad?
Funny you should ask, because I want to tell you what happened to me today when I went to get my six-year-old toothbrush splint replaced as it was beginning to fall apart. First of all, I was to be at the outpatient hand clinic in the 2800 Building of the A...

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Today Would Have Been My Father's 83rd Birthday!
June 6 is an important day in our history because 48 years ago today Robert Kennedy was taken from us all too soon. I often wonder what the world and our lives would be like had the 1960s been different on so many occasions. The 1960s brought tremendous amo...

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Stefen Curry Is A Monster!
If you stayed up late last night and watched the NBA Western Championship game, you saw one of the best performances in the second half by a single player in recent NBA history! Curry willed his team to victory by raining threes, driving the lane and even u...

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One Pitch Can Change Everything!
One pitch can change everything from a walk off home run in the bottom of the ninth in game seven of the World Series to keeping a young Iowa junior high school team from going to the state tournament. Iowa, unlike its neighboring states, of Minnesota, Sout...

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Some Friendships Last A Lifetime!
I had a great experience yesterday when three of my close friends from the dorms I lived in in Berkeley during the 1974-'75 school year flew in for a few hours of sharing old memories and making new ones. Karen "Smalley" Bixby called me a couple days ago an...

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I Stopped Driving … Again!
About two years ago I started to feel uncomfortable and not in very good control of driving my van. I knew something had to be changed or I was not going to be safe on the road anymore. It started to scare me that I might cause an accident and hurt or even ...

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Black Lives Matter!
Now that I have your attention, I want to tell you about one black man who has had a tremendous influence on my life. Shortly after I moved to this apartment in mid August 2012 I was coming down the sidewalk after running a few errands to get little things ...

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Do Not Ever Break Your Neck!
I usually follow that statement with, "because it's not worth the good parking spots." In this case, I am referring to relying on Metro Mobility to get me from my apartment to Williams Arena on time so I could watch the new version of Richard Pitino's Golde...

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Another Gopher Basketball Season Is Underway!
Once again I am excited about the upcoming Gopher basketball season, as I have been going to watch since my first one in 1973 when I saw my first game with a good friend, Mike Johnson. After a brief stint of going to games in Berkeley when the conference wa...
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