Lisa has been busy at work lately. Here's a glimpse of what she and her team are up to: This little film by Joel Dockendorf is a fantastic window into the work that goes into making a scenic backdrop. Of course the days and weeks of planning and painting that go into it are compressed here into a minute or so but the hard work and skill of Lisa, Lassen, Yoshi and Anna McGahey (not pictured) really shines through.
Showing posts from September, 2016
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Shortly after my accident, (it feels like a lifetime ago) during my weeks in the rehab hospital, I remember a therapist said something that stuck with me. It was a simple yet audacious suggestion and I clung to it like a lifeline. He asked me to imagine a time in the future when "you are stronger than you've ever been." At the time I took "strong" to mean resilient or mental toughness. What else could it be? In that moment I could not take a step, could not stand, could not even sit upright for very long. But I held on to that phrase. It was an outcome to focus on. Some time later, I thought back to that moment when I met some of the athletes with disabilities at BORP . These people were the definition of strength. Many of them had seen a lifetime of struggle–– emotional, physical, psychological, social, financial, you name it. They don't seek to be inspirational. They're not trying to set a good example–– they're just living their live