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Latest Journal Update

Climb Every Mountain...

"Climb Every Mountain"…a song from one of my all-time favorite movies, The Sound of Music. "If the mountain won't come to Muhammad (Mahomet), Muhhammad (Mahomet) must go to the mountain...if things do not change the way you want them to, you must adjust to the way they are. Faith will move mountains...if you believe in what you are doing, you can overcome any obstacle. Move mountains…to achieve something difficult. 

Mountains make me thing of Jack. Perhaps that's why the Mount'n Mover is so perfect for him. 

The Mount'n Mover (http://www.mountnmover.com) is simply genius. It's created by BlueSky Designs, Inc. (http://blueskydesigns.us), the company that has a passion for making the impossible possible. They develop products that make it easier for people to do what they want to do—whether they have a disability, are aging, or just want to do something without hurting. We love that they're based here in Minneapolis, but they serve the world. 

The Mount'n Mover is a device that's attached to Jack's chair. It's a movable tray that is customized to fit his needs. It holds his laptop and phone at a level that allows him to operate his phone and computer without being hunched over. Prior to this, Jack would operate his laptop on, well…his lap. But that's not good, especially for someone with a neck injury. Let's just say it became a pain in the neck (yes…pun intended). A concerning pain to deal with, for sure. And his phone would sit on his thigh or on the arm of his chair. Not only did that cause pain, it would also fall on the ground. A lot. Dianne (the creator) custom-made a tray that holds the phone next to the laptop and it has a cutout for Jack's charger cord. So smart! 

It's not only wonderful to find a solution that makes an every day task much easier to navigate, it's also heart-warming to meet people like the folks at BlueSky Designs who care so much about what they do and the difference that it makes. Kudos. 

Back to the mountains…yes, life as a quad presents so many challenges. But Jack, you continue to face each and every obstacle with determination and a positive attitude. 
Keep climbing every mountain….

Climb every mountain,
Search high and low,
Follow every highway,
Every path you know.

Climb every mountain,
Ford every stream,
Follow every rainbow,
'Till you find your dream.

A dream that will need
All the love you can give,
Every day of your life 
For as long as you live.

Climb every mountain,
Ford every stream,
Follow every rainbow,
Till you find your dream. 
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David Mora
By David J. Mora
Thanks for the update. Jack and the family are such an inspiration. God Bless.
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Kathleen Bennett
By Kathleen Bennett
WONDERFUL!
Jack & family, You are truly an inspiration to us all.
God Bless!
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Karen Miller
By Alice Ottavi
So wonderful and inspiring to see the cooperative efforts that make dreams come true. I love the Sound of Music and especially Climb Every Mountain. Such a great song for some many of the challenges we face. Thanks for the update and inspiration. Love to all,
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Caroline Johnson
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Thanks for continuing to share with the world...such an inspiration Jack and His
Family are...i get chills when i see and hear things of this nature...
Peace, Caroline
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Kristin Lyngaas
By Kristin Lyngaas
That's fabulous! We all take so much for granted. So glad he will get some relief especially with all of those papers is school he will have to write :). Happy Summer!
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Di Goodwin
By Di Goodwin — last edited
Thank you Leslie! We really enjoyed working with you and Jack! (And so did Harley). We'll be following Jack''s life with keen interest. He's an exceptional person--so warm, bright and genuine. Much like his mom. Hope the Mount'n Mover allows him to move to even greater heights (with less pain)! We are bel13vers!
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Lisa Ellenbogen
By Lisa Ellenbogen
So awesome to have gotten to see this device in action for Jack -- truly a game changer. #KeepOnKeepinOn

Always bel13ving
Lisa
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C J Cord
By c j cord
This sounds great for Jack. Glad he is doing well considering his injury. Everyone is proud of you jack. God is Good.
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Gail Haarstad
By Gail
I'm happy to hear about the Mount'n Mover. That's pretty cool. I hope you all are having a great summer! Jack is looking really good!
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FL Fan
By FL Fan
It's amazing how adaptive technology assists people. Awesome that Blue Sky Designs is local for you too.

Hope summer is going well and life is good. Thank you for the updates.

Continued prayers :)
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