From the article: "More than two years in full body cast in rehabilitation, followed by life confined to wheelchairs and dependency on others if he wanted to travel. Arnott said he remembers nothing of the accident, a common phenomenon called “permanent retrograde amnesia,” the inability to remember a stretch up to and including the moment of impact causing a head injury. It’s a hole in personal history that never gets filled.
About 10 years ago, he said, he started writing books, and now has penned 43, typically on political topics like energy policy or homelessness. In fact, his ride across the country has a purpose – to highlight the need for term limits in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. A sign on the back of the tricycle calls for the reform."Albert Arnott - Ride Across USA
The last portion of the article says it all and I love it:
“They think I’m a little wacky,” he chuckled. “But I think everyone’s a little crazy.”
As you sit in your office and stare out the window to another perfect day, think of Arnott enjoying the clear blue sky and reveling in his journey, and ask yourself who’s crazier."