Category: My Doings

Power Struggle

Eight days after Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on October 10, over 120,000  customers  in the Panhandle are without electricity. Here was my way of coping with Hurricane Irma in 2017 when I was without power. I wrote a  poem. Power Struggle My tunic hangs like a limp dish rag My skin feels like …

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How to Travel Lightly with Parkinson’s

My packing philosophy is: Keep it light. You may have to lift it. However, I have slowly evolved. Flashback to Paris when I was twenty-six-years old. When a taxi met us at Orly Airport, our luggage would not fit in the trunk without tying it shut. The driver was not amused! Our gold metal Halliburton …

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Dear Parkinson’s Membership Chair

Dear Parkinson’s Membership Chair, You have done it again! You have recruited another new member.   I did not intend to join this group. Isn’t one million people in the United States with Parkinson’s enough? On May 13, 2014, you officially notified me. Not you exactly. But I suspect you were lurking in the neurologist’s …

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