Author Archives: Andy Polon

About Andy Polon

Long time professional guitarist. Currently a computer techie. I came of age in the 1960s. (Successfully avoided being drafted for the Vietnam War). Raised in a "left of center" cultural household. I was very lucky in that Manhattan was a true melting pot. Lost my use of my right hand and arm in late 2003, due to a TBI Still love singing and older songs.

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off Fortunately, my condition is greatly improved! My secret stop seeing doctors, and create my own rehab program. For many years I worked on my acoustic guitar technique, which became my module for improving my gait and posture. I … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays Off

via Persistence Pays Off This page seems to missing. Since I have not worked on this site in a long time, eventually I will getaround to finding the missing text. Thanks for your patience.

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letter to My Sister June 30, 2018

As to my physical issues the leg fusion has left me with days I cannot move, especially in the morning, After lying in bed for awhile, or even sitting down too long (my right calf muscle has so much tone  … Continue reading

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The Unfortunate Fusing of my right ankle

February 21, 2018 I wish to make sure we agree on certain facts. The review department of Hospital for Joint Diseases has left me with no opportunity to review the mistakes that have lead to my continual pain and imbalance … Continue reading

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unresolvable

How can you resolve what is unresolvable? How can one accept life unfairness when it becomes so unfair that you lose what was your identity. If the twists of fate pervert your body so that you cannot play your axe? … Continue reading

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Marty Laster

I have been avoiding writing Marty’s obituary for  over a year now. It’s still hard to accept this fact, that he has passed away. At the end of his life he suffered through many health ailments, major ones that forced … Continue reading

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