I loved the public transportation in London. My parents had the Transportation for London TfL app and Google maps to figure out the best routes and for the most part, it all worked as expected. The trickiest parts were finding tube and train lines that were wheelchair accessible. Sometimes we had to go out of… Continue reading London calling
“Love these skies I’m under”
I love Mumford and Sons and there is a line in Hopeless Wanderer that is perfect for this post: “I will learn to love these skies I’m under.” This is a start of a quartet of posts about transportation in England and Ireland. This is the skies post. The next two posts will be related… Continue reading “Love these skies I’m under”
Voyage on – what worked well on my England travels
This is brilliant! Caregiver tickets for free! Personal Care Assistants or caregiver tickets to everything we went to from concerts to AFC Wimbledon to museums were free. This was also the case when we went to Toronto about 5 years ago. So, England, Ireland, and Canada have this figured out! We do NOT have it… Continue reading Voyage on – what worked well on my England travels
“Raise your hopeful voice”
This line is from the song Falling Slowly from the movie, Once, which is one of my favourite movies set in Dublin, Ireland, where I just got back from. Some of my favourites in Dublin included pubs, buskers, and learning about Irish history in museums like the GPO Museum of the 1916 Easter Rising, EPIC… Continue reading “Raise your hopeful voice”
Cheers from London
I made it to London - my dream trip! Getting ready to go to see AFC Wimbledon match so this is a short post. Enjoy the pics of our sightseeing at St. Paul's Cathedral, meandering near Borough Market and Tower of London.
Ocean updates Just so you know, this book I have been working on for the last two years is a weird book to edit. It is fun to write though and I am on my last round of editing before I send it off to the first of two rounds of betas, maybe three. I… Continue reading writing\editing updates
Random updates: Housing, Football & Travels
Advocacy: MCD Legislative Forum Just filmed part of my presentation yesterday for the MN Council of Disability’s (MCD) Legislative Forum coming up on December 16, 2022. Honored to be presenting along with Representative Reyer, the Public Policy Director from the Arc MN, and MCD board member about accessible affordable housing legislation. You can learn more… Continue reading Random updates: Housing, Football & Travels
Austin Trip: Music, Fun & Accessibility
Some of the things I like to do when travelling or any time is to listen to live music, explore, and learn a bit about where I’m traveling. My parents and I flew to Austin, Texas, in mid-November. All in all, it was a cool trip.
The last time I flew on a plane was in April 2015 on a church youth trip to Boston. There are a couple reasons for this: Had some major health stuff going on like DBS surgeries, foot surgeries, etc.I had outgrown my old manual chair that I had used for the Boston trip and didn’t… Continue reading The Trip
What’s new with my life?
Here’s an update on stuff I am doing. Austin Yes, I am going to Austin, Texas, this fall just for a fun vacation. This is a test to see how flying works since the last time I flew was years ago. It will be my first trip out of state since going to Toronto. Fun… Continue reading What’s new with my life?