Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Mermaids

Bette Midler’s 90-minute extravaganza, which opened on February 20, 2008, features an enchanting repertoire complete with some of her favorite characters like Delores Delago - the wheelchair-bound mermaid (from band blog)...

When I was out in Las Vegas recently (only two weeks ago), and shopping in the Cher store, there was a shirt with the universal wheelchair parking symbol on a shirt, with rhinestones, but a few mermaid additions. looks like this: (sorry for the bad rotation, just noticed)

Love this idea and shirt!

7 comments:

T.Gray said...

cool shirt. my son was given one from this guy...
http://www.dizabled.com/
several years ago. finally grew into it this summer.
blessings-Tom

Becky said...

Love the design!

Incidentally, you've been "tagged."
Read about it here -

http://claydog-story.blogspot.com/2008/09/ive-been-bitten-by-black-belt-piranha.html

Hope you'll play along too! :)

Beck

Elaine Spallone said...

Tom- cool site. Like the design. My last chair was a Colors--called a spazz,...terrible name, I think, I told them not to put the name of it on the chair...

T.Gray said...

Elaine,
Since my son has spastic diplegia, I'm not too crazy about the name either. Slate's wheelchair when he gets out of school might be a colors so I'm curious, what didn't you like about your last chair? I'm assuming it didn't meet your needs or you would have gotten another one, right?
Later-Tom

Elaine Spallone said...

Tom- I never liked my colors chair. lots of repair issues. never felt comfortable in it. frame was crooked. Not sure about the quality of their product. I am using a kuschall now, my third one (out of 6- two quickies in the beginning) But their problem is they keep pulling out of N.A. and parts or technical assistance is difficult. But I have LOVED these chairs. I think though my next one will be the Ti by Quickie...well known, for parts technology set up etc etc...unless something else comes out..and it is developing so rapidly these days! We should sculpt our perfect chair and bring it to market!

T.Gray said...

Mermaid,
Slate has had nothing but Quickies, 3 now I think, but maybe 4, and they all came from National Seating and Mobility. They were from down your way, but have recently closed up. The next to last repair took a year for the parts to be delivered, and I did the work. The most recent repair was due to really poor quality. Slack, slack, slack. Thanks for the head's up on Colors. I thought for sure they would be excellent. Too bad.
Later-Tom

Elaine Spallone said...

Tom,

Have you ever used Chesapeake? that is where I take my chair for repairs, and I like them. Never heard of your shop. Will or Jim both good guys. Another guy who comes out to the house (not sure about how far they travel) Tommie, I think. I was just in the shop in fact actually my kuschall back contraption broke, but it was my fault. there is some guy in canada supposedly making some kind of really great chair, prototype. I am really looking for the best seating guy in the country for my next chair. otherwise it is back to the waters!! and sinking ships for those sailors souls, mermaid.