West Coast Travels

Hello from San Diego! We have had a wonderful trip to the Southwest and West Coast.  We spent the first couple of days in Tucson with Karen and Jerry, friends from Bay City, MI.  Jerry was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at about the same time as I was so we spent some time comparing our different symptoms, medications, and such. As always, I found it interesting how each of us experience different PD symptoms, what a crazy disease. We explored Tucson and the surrounding area for a couple of days before leaving for San Diego.  Karen and Jerry were excellent hosts…

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Oracle TEAM USA Wins the Amerca’s Cup!

In one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, Oracle Team USA won eight straight races to win the 34th America’s Cup 9 races to 8 after being down 8-1 to Emirates Team New Zealand. Watching them race over the last three weeks you realize what team work it takes to sail a 72 foot catamaran with a 150 foot ‘wing’ sail at speeds over 40 miles an hour on San Francisco Bay.  In fact, at the end of the winning race today, the Team USA helmsman Jimmy Spithill tweeted a comment from his interview after the win  “On your…

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