Category Archives: School

Back at School – but tell me how you really feel!

Summer went by like a fly.  Summer went by so fast it was hard to tell which day was which and how many days were left.  But when the real summer stopped and the nightmare of school began it was … Continue reading

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The Joy

Originally posted on Ordinary Days:
I bawled. I hung up from talking to the teacher and bawled. She called tonight before dinner asking for a paper I was to sign. Even though I had signed it and sent it back…

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Essential Upgrade

Turn the Page – if you have read my blog before you may remember my open letter to  Steve Jobs and request that he and the Apple elves take up the challenge and turn their attention to creating something to … Continue reading

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Monday’s suck. Monday’s suck like “I broke my leg skiing sucks”.

by Chelsea Fairclough – just an ordinary freshman in High School but with the added burden of a fancy wheelchair   Monday’s suck. Monday’s suck like “I broke my leg skiing sucks”. After a glorious or horrid week you have … Continue reading

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Vintage Hoodie on Tour

When I joined MTV in 1992 one of the first pieces on merchandise I was given was an MTV Unplugged Hoodie – I hardly ever wore it. Fast forward 20 years and my “vintage” hoodie is having quite the resurgence.

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Chelsea’s new assistant

Ms Mac’s daughter Lily was at our painting session today and was wonderfully open and curious about Chelsea, helping her to paint and then even cleaning her wheels at the end. She’s definitely hired! (Video below)

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Painting makes me feel whole again

Why I Paint by Chelsea – reprinted from her blog (here) Painting is helping me express myself through colors.  I paint every Wednesday with Ms. McFadzen in her classroom.  We put tape underneath my wheelchair foot plate so that I have … Continue reading

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