Priority Seating on the Red Line MAX

Portland,  Oregon is a great city for public transportation. Its bicycle friendly with plenty of street rentals for visitors or those who don't have their own.  Light rail, buses,  streetcars, Uber and taxis round out the transportation modes I have used in this beautiful city. I learned to ride the MAX light rail when traffic and parking … Continue reading Priority Seating on the Red Line MAX

The “Perfect Friends” of this Person with Parkinson’s

In my most recent “Book Talks” and blogs I have addressed more psychological or emotional issues. While I might call these non-motor symptoms the “soft Parkinson’s symptoms, they are not “soft” at all. The non-motor symptoms provide some of the hardest challenges a person with Parkinson’s faces.  These symptoms include depression, anxiety, delusions, hallucinations, constipation, … Continue reading The “Perfect Friends” of this Person with Parkinson’s

The A Roar A Boring Not for Alice..er…The Roaring Boring Alice…not quite right…Aurora Bores Alice AHG The Northern Lights

We have two incredible sons. The stories of how they came into our lives are amazing.  They are told and retold whenever we have Holidays together. They both live far away and I miss them very much. I wrote this for Loren on the 24th anniversary of his Clupnyhood, four years ago.   The A … Continue reading The A Roar A Boring Not for Alice..er…The Roaring Boring Alice…not quite right…Aurora Bores Alice AHG The Northern Lights

MORE OR LESS IS BETTER

                                                           MORE OR LESS IS BETTER.  You Decide. Advance warning!  If you are embarrassed by discussions of bodily functions, you may want to skip over this blog post. People with Parkinson’s are well aware of the non-motor symptoms of the disease.  Let’s do a quick bulleted review to educate and inform everyone else:   Motor Symptoms … Continue reading MORE OR LESS IS BETTER