A long night with Bob Dylan

A long night with Bob Dylan
It was an old voice at a new building. What could go wrong? Bob Dylan, the poet of my generation, opened up the new Wintrust Arena, in Chicago’s McCormick Place area. The building itself looks beautiful on the outside. It was nicely lit up in purple lights…very attractive. And then you walked inside and blah. Plain.... Read more »

The connection of homelessness, music and gratitude

The connection of homelessness, music and gratitude
Imagine you’re living in a homeless shelter. You’re staying with three dozen other people. Three dozens other strangers. It’s not a normal way to live. It’s easy to find yourself depressed and in a state of despair. It’s hard to find a lot of positives. It’s hard to be grateful. Yet it always amazes me that... Read more »

How to protect yourself from dying of Melanoma

How to protect yourself from dying of Melanoma
The story about Melanoma has always seemed simple. If you catch it early, it’s easier to treat and you live. If it gets to the later stages, the treatment is much tougher and your life expectancy is about five years. We’re always taught that early detection is the key. But now we have a new... Read more »
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Moving Day-Chicago 2017: A little rain can't stop us

Thanks to the people from the Parkinson's Foundation for putting on Moving Day events throughout the country.
Sunday was the 6th annual Moving Day-Chicago walk, sponsored by the National Parkinson’s Foundation. Neither rain, nor lightening/thunder, nor mud, nor flooding could keep us from having a great event. Yeah, there were problems but where there are problems, there are solutions. Everyone thrived under the conditions and the event went off as scheduled. Once... Read more »

Moving Day-Chicago 2017: Overcoming all the obstacles

Moving Day-Chicago 2017: Overcoming all the obstacles
Today was the 6th Moving Day-Chicago sponsored by the National Parkinson’s Foundation. It’s the annual walk where the Parkinson’s community meets up to bond and raise money to support local Parkinson’s programs. It’s my favorite charity event of the year. Moving Day is very much a feel good event and everyone leaves with good vibes. It’s... Read more »

I feel bad for Dusty Baker

I feel bad for Dusty Baker
The first game of the National League Championship Series gets started in about an hour. Cubs vs Dodgers. The Cubs looking to repeat as champions. The Dodgers looking for their first trip to the World Series in almost thirty years. Not there again are the Washington Nationals. Not there again is Dusty Baker…and I’m feeling... Read more »
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Man Up on World Mental Health Day

Man Up on World Mental Health Day
This is the Rainbow Bridge. It’s located near Port Arthur, Texas. At the top point it’s 177 feet high. I came across this photo on Facebook about a month ago. The reason for the picture was that someone had committed suicide by jumping off the bridge. The reason the car is still in the photo... Read more »

Take the money and run...or walk

Take the money and run...or walk
Does it seems like there are lot of groups hitting us up for donations lately? Three hurricanes, the shooting in Las Vegas, a variety of Go-fund me pages for people in need and the usual other charity groups have all been active recently. All are great causes and in need of money to help people.... Read more »

Will a mass murder keep you from going to Las Vegas?

Will a mass murder keep you from going to Las Vegas?
It’s Sunday night. October 1st. It’s the final night of a country music festival. You’re sitting outside listening to the music. The last thing on your mind is that the venue is about to be peppered with gun shots. The last thing on your mind is that more than five hundred of your fellow concert... Read more »
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I didn't realize I was a big Tom Petty fan

I didn't realize I was a big Tom Petty fan
It seems like Tom Petty was always around. It didn’t matter where you were or what you were doing, Tom Petty was somewhere close by. That’s how I always thought about him. He was never one of my go-to musicians but more as background music. If I heard one of his songs on the radio, I wouldn’t... Read more »
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    My so called friends think it's time to edit this section. After four years, they may be right, but don't tell them that. I'll deny it until they die! I can't believe I've been writing this blog for four years. It started as a health/wellness thing and over the years has morphed to include so many things that I don't know how to describe it anymore. I really thought this was going to be the final year of the blog but then Donald Trump came along. It looks like we're good for four more years..God help us all! Oh yeah...the biographical stuff. I'm not 60 anymore. The rest you can read about in the blog.

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