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Cranky about website usability

I’ve just had my semi-annual argument with the author of Colorado Swimming’s website. I primarily use Opera and Netscape on Solaris, and Opera on Windows, and this website is barely useable even with Internet Explorer. I’ve got two separate issues…
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Relapse

Maybe I should just pile up a bunch of empty journal entries: relapse, remission, relapse, remission, relapse… On the other hand, it’s better to have remitted and relapsed than never to have remitted at all. Started getting more wobbly last…
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Remission!

I’ve waited a couple of weeks to write anything about it, kind of for luck. It’s so amazing what you can get accomplished when you can walk! Today I washed my very own car for the first time probably in…
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Happy New Year, or, The Flu is Bad

I know, I’m the only person in the world who is just figuring out that the Flu is Bad. Aside from this whole chronic neurological thing, I don’t get sick very much. I’ve always figured germs were for other people…
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The Ramp has been built!

This weekend my husband and a bunch of guys from work poured a concrete wheelchair ramp along the front walk and up to the front door, and the jury-rigged plywood Ramp of Death at the back door is no more!…
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Swim meet

Reasons to be happy you’re using a wheelchair at a three day swim meet: * You won’t slip on a wet pool deck * You’ll always have a place to sit * You don’t have to climb up in the…
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