Private and Public Policy Reviews for the Disabled

Piles of Shame

At the end of December of 2008, the Portland, Oregon area, where I live, experienced unusual amounts of snow. The whole area was buried. As a person with arthritis, back problems, and recovering from a dangerous leg wound, I wasn’t able to get around very well. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Wood Village Wal-Mart Revisited

Since publishing my original review of the Wal-Mart in Wood Village, Oregon, I have a little more to say. My review was mostly positive, and I still hold that view. However, I’ve noticed a flaw that is becoming more important to me as my mobility wanes. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Eastside Athletic Club – Portland, Oregon Metro Area

Eastside Athletic Club in Clackamas, Oregon is a medium-sized athletic club. It has a weight room, cardio room with standard machines, rooms for classes, a pool, a co-ed hot tub, and dry saunas in the locker rooms. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Greyhound’s Exorbitant Gift Fee

This is a letter I wrote to Greyhound protesting an exorbitant guest fee when you purchase a ticket online for a customer. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

LDS Church Releases Disability Resources Guide

The Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has put up a new disability resources guide for its members. The guide is available at Disability Resources. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

The Oregon Zoo

Introduction The Oregon Zoo is in Portland, Oregon in the hills over downtown in beautiful Washington Park. Washington Park is 130 acres of beautiful trees, valleys, streams, gardens, arboretums, and paths located withing walking distance of skyscrapers and the apartments. Due to the zoo’s location, the terrain inside the zoo is hilly. Be the first […]

A Glowing Report

Glowing Greens is a blacklight miniature golf course in downtown Portland, Oregon. It’s in the basement of a building. The motif is pirate. You know you’re at the right place by the almost life-size pirate chained to the door outside. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Wal-mart – Wood Village, OR

I just returned from a trip to the Wal-Mart store in Wood Village, Oregon. I was there to pick up some prescriptions, including pain medication for my arthritis. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Applause for Regal Cinemas!

I have been skills training for more than six years, and know how difficult it is for my disabled friends and customers to access the movie theatres on their own: balance, low lighting, cognitive, and other issues.  They have the same desires as the rest of us to see their favorite movies! 2 people like […]