Category Archives: travel

Hindsight, Findsight — A #Widow of Opportunity

Found my late husband’s driver’s licence from 1965. Bergen was 22. A young man destined to travel the world. Had we met back then — when I was just one year old — I could have been his carry-on luggage. Advertisements

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Parky the Raccoon Helps Travelers Attend World Parkinson Congress 2016

Parky made its debut in Montreal at the World Parkinson Congress 2013. Selling these stuffed toy raccoons was a “last minute” fundraising idea, leaving no time to create and advertise a Parky fundraising campaign. Much to everyone’s surprise and delight, Parky … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From “Chasing Hope Through Humour & Art” in Medicine Hat

Parkinson Alberta‘s Beth Metcalf — who read my book twice and started planning this speaking engagement 3 years ago — is a multitalented, multitasking, make-it-happen maven (aka Client Services Coordinator). Parkinson Alberta has an awesome team of staff and volunteers dedicated to the Parkinson’s community. Medicine … Continue reading

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Meet the World Parkinson Congress 2016 Ambassadors!

WPC 2016 Ambassadors play an important role: They all have Parkinson’s disease and have established themselves as dedicated and passionate leaders in PD communities close to home and around the world online; they’ve all attended at least one World Parkinson Congress; they … Continue reading

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Robyn Michele Levy Joins World Parkinson Coalition’s Global Community of Bloggers!

I am so thrilled to be a blogging partner with World Parkinson Coalition —  a nonprofit organization dedicated to a worldwide dialogue to help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease. I will be one of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Fantastic #Parkinson Optimism Summit in Tuscon, Arizona

Physically I arrived home last week, but emotionally I haven’t landed yet. I’m still there — in the Tuscon desert — my heart open with gratitude for this tender, brave community finding me, inviting me. Thank you APDA Arizona!

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Robyn Michele Levy is a Keynote Speaker at #Parkinson’s Optimism Summit in Tuscon, Arizona March 14, 2015

Lately, I’ve been too busy to blog. But now that my TO DO LISTS are almost all done, I can share some exciting news. On Saturday, March 14th I will be a Keynote Speaker at the Power Over Parkinson’s – Optimism Summit — … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged a Canadian Today?

Go ahead…It’s Canada Day!

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Sweden is a Magical Country

Bergen and Naomi are having a wonderful time traveling in  Sweden. Highlights include Bergen reconnecting with his father’s roots and Naomi loving her Swedish relatives. Apparently, Naomi wishes to move there one day.

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Appreciation Haiku

from complicated weighted – to calm-placated appreciated

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