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Travel through Time

Have you ever noticed how your perception of the same thing differs greatly from when you were a child verses now as an adult? This was brought to my attention lately when my brother came to visit. He arrived by the train. He was telling me the size of the roomette sleeper room and I […]

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Easy Floor to Chair

There are always new items coming out to help people. You find them by accident and other times you have been looking for a long time. Sometimes you don’t know you need them or that the possibility of slipping off your chair is so far off you don’t even think about using an aid. I […]

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Mobility-Advisor website

So many of the aids and resources needed for mobility arise from a need to help an aging parent or to honor their memory. My product The Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover came about because of my Mother’s lack of mobility getting into the car seat. One of the resources available to people who have […]

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Timeless childhood memories

What things do you remember from when you were young or what things will bring those memories back to the front of your brain. I think it is funny how a word or experience can bring those memories back. I was working on the computer one Friday when the lights flashed several times and then […]

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Middle school story by CT author Katie L. Carroll. Illustrated by Susan Tait Porcaro.   How much do we Judge? How often do you look at something or an activity and make snap decisions about what is going on only to have them be wrong? The other day I was pulling into a parking lot […]

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Caregiver Support Fair

I recently decided what better place to begin a major launch of the Ruby Slipper than in my home town of St. Clairsville, Ohio. I participated in the Caregiver Support Fair that was held at the Ohio Valley Mall. I really had a fun day meeting new people and greeting all my friends. The real […]

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Product Review

There are a lot of options on the market today that help people with limited mobility easily swivel into the car seat. Choosing the right one can make a difference in how comfortable your ride will be. The majority of these swivel seat cushions can rotate 360 degrees and are padded with about an inch […]

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Romancing the Past

You know I remember when I lived in a dorm and did all the things you normally do in a dorm such as study with music and noise all around. Not too long ago I was at a small university with a friend and I said I thought it would be fun to go back […]

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Mother’s Day 2016

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day and everywhere I looked I saw Mom. I went to get a skirt out of the closet and there was her handiwork. She had run two rows of elastic in the waist to make it smaller. The way she did it made it look like it had originally come […]

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