Three AM Feeding

Anyone who has children knows what I’m talking about when I use the term “three AM feeding.” It’s that groggy time of night when that bundle of joy you brought home from the hospital decides its hungry and wants its pants changed. You struggle...

DBS Process Begins

After many months of waiting, I finally had my appointment with a surgeon to discuss DBS (Deep Brain Simulation) surgery.  This journey began back in June of last year when I underwent testing to verify if my tremors were indeed a result of Parkinson’s.  They...

Whose Cat Is It?

A few weeks ago we lost one of our furry kids.  Our oldest cat, Tena, got very sick with no hope of recovery.  After 15+ years of giving us joy, and laughter, we had to say good bye – not an easy thing to do. Tena was my wife’s cat.  She picked her up from...

Saying Goodbye

The word “goodbye” comes from the late 16th century phrase, “God be with you.”  The original goodbye, from the 1570s, was spelled “godbwye.”  Today we use it as a last parting phrase when we send our kids off to college or when...

“Diamond Lil”

                  A few weeks ago my wife told me I needed to get out and do something.  “Okay,” I said.  “What do you have in mind?”  She showed me an advertisement for the Commorative Air Force, a group that restores, preserves and flies...

Halloweens Past

When I was growing up in the 1950s in Ohio, things were a lot simpler.  At least that’s how I view it.  The small towns I grew up in and spent my time playing outside with neighbor kids were quiet and safe.  I never heard of much crime, but then  we didn’t...

The Great Tarantula Migration!

Sunday mornings at my house are generally spent watching CBS Sunday Morning, and having breakfast in bed.  My wife and I are not church goers so there is no hustle and bustle to get ready for an early service.  Breakfast is simple, usually coffee and maybe...

Hokey Gram – 9/16/21 — Having a good day

I wanted to post some information that I created relative to Health apps on Smart phones.  I follow a social media site called  Myparkinsonsteam.com.  It is basically a support type site for anyone with PD.  Since I am having a relatively good day today, I want to...