Category Archives: Living with a disability

Tips for Disabled Entrepreneurs: Non-profits and Expos

I have a faraway friend who has a neurological condition, call it “Condition XYZ”, who is also an entrepreneur.  My friend is super talented, but struggles to earn a decent living, just like many of us creative entrepreneurs. One day, … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech vs. Hate Speech?

There is this comedian in Quebec, by the name of Mike Ward, who is contesting a fine levied against him by a human rights commission.  The whole case on the surface appears to be about freedom of speech, but I … Continue reading

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Portfolio – FV Productions

Click Here to Support Frank When you have your head lowered, working as hard as you can on making your dreams come true, you don’t always notice how far you have traveled. What follows are some of my projects that … Continue reading

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Accessible? My Ass!

Sometimes, I do a slow burn when something really makes me angry.  Like the time this spring, when I got trapped in a public washroom.  While I did “share the moment” on Facebook, it took me the whole summer, AND … Continue reading

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Standing Up To Bullies

Click Here to Support Frank Although I doubt it will change the world, I did my part yesterday to stand up and challenge at least one bully. There has been a news story here in Quebec, about a comic by … Continue reading

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Shame On Me

Click Here to Support Frank I freely admit, that I have always felt uncomfortable interacting with people who have intellectual disabilities.  My brain knows, not all of them can understand what a dwarf is, and many of their reactions are … Continue reading

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Camp-Cart Calisthenics (Giving Our Best Effort)

I’ve literally have worked with people who gave only 50% effort, and did it on purpose.  When I asked them why, their reply was “Well, this company does not deserve my best efforts.  Once I find a great company, THEN, … Continue reading

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Pain in my Neck

This blog exists thanks to financial support from my incredible wife Bonnie, my patrons, and proceeds from my book sales.  CLICK HERE to find out how YOU can contribute! There was a time I painted abstract watercolors. I found it … Continue reading

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Fear of Abandonment or Society Sucks?

I have a disabled friend who has been diagnosed with “fear of abandonment”.  While I understand that people need to own up to their issues, society also needs own up to its role: Many psychological disorders, to varying degrees, have … Continue reading

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A Chair is not Always A Chair

Click Here to Support Frank In response to a question I saw to today: Some people say “Don’t let disability define you.” Others believe we should “let disability define us – it’s part of our identities.” Which answer is right? … Continue reading

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