Modern love  MAR 10 2009

A touching story about how a couple learned to live a full life together after the wife was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident.

We began to think of what we could do to replace playing tennis, walking on the beach, working in the garden. Since Linda loves the ocean, a friend found a specially designed beach chair made of PVC tubing with wide inflated tires that allow it to be pushed across the sand. It's yellow and white with a big red umbrella.

The first time I saw Linda sitting atop those tubes and under the red umbrella, I told her she looked like Ronald McDonald's homecoming queen. She laughed like crazy, then repeated it to everyone she knew.

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