December 2018

From Wheelchair to Makeup Chair

From Wheelchair to Makeup Chair

For several years, I wanted to pursue a career in acting. I carried on that dream for 15 years, but after running into roadblock after roadblock, I ultimately decided on makeup artistry as a career path instead. I am so glad that I did! Sometimes when things in life happen, they can often lead to better outcomes.

Posted on 12/25/2018 | 0 comments


Pokémon Let's Go!: An Accessibility Review

Pokémon Let's Go!: An Accessibility Review

Within the climate of modern gaming, disabled gamers are often overlooked by video game developers. Mechanics such as motion control and the inability to remap button configurations for controllers are merely two examples of what may limit gamers with disabilities, myself included. Games like Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! for the Nintendo Switch are no exception to this trend.

Posted on 12/18/2018 | 2 comments


Winter Wheelchair Tips & Tricks

Winter Wheelchair Tips & Tricks

Being a wheelchair user in the cold and snow sure can make life interesting. Here are a few lessons I've learned from pushing a wheelchair through the last 13 upstate New York winters.

Posted on 12/11/2018 | 0 comments


Taking the Hassle Out of the Holidays

Taking the Hassle Out of the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, Live Quickie wanted to provide some solutions that could help take the hassle out of your holidays. We've singled out some of the most stressful parts of the holiday season and came up with corresponding solutions so that you can better enjoy the season.

Posted on 12/4/2018 | 0 comments


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