Looking back, a story about Christmas Mass at Cathedral

Dec 27, 2015 I love going to Mass at a Cathedral. What Cathedral, you ask? It could be any Cathedral. In our country or in foreign countries. The word "Cathedral" means "chair". A Cathedral has the chair of the Bishop. Cathedrals are interesting places of worship and hold within many pieces of history. In Europe … Continue reading Looking back, a story about Christmas Mass at Cathedral

“Flying the friendly skies”: some tips from a traveling author.

The “Friendly” Skies   In the “olden” and “golden” days of flying commercial airlines, there was a famous televisions ad with a catchy jingle “fly the friendly skies of United”. The viewer would see a magnificent jet airliner banking off through the clouds into the sun. This left the thought that all flights are glamorous … Continue reading “Flying the friendly skies”: some tips from a traveling author.

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