Tag archives: Parkinsons disease

In Passing: Craig Steven Palonen
By Montecito Journal   |   September 24, 2020

Craig would have loved the word polymath, as it describes the Renaissance man that he was. That was Craig. He was curious and interested in everything and never stopped learning. After graduating from UCSB in 1969 with a degree in biology, and while pursuing a master’s degree in business at Cal State, Long Beach, he […]

We Can Dance
By Michelle Ebbin   |   June 4, 2020

I love to dance but I know that dancing does not come naturally to everyone. However, as the world is reeling from all the terrible news and people are suffering from cabin fever (and WildCat remains closed!), dance of any kind, from ballet to break dancing to drunk dancing, is something that everyone can do […]

Van Cats and Dorothy
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   June 7, 2018

My wife, Dorothy, died peacefully in her sleep on May 24, 2018. She was 86 and had for some time been a victim of Parkinson’s Disease, which progressively robbed her of all normal abilities to function. (Fortunately, she had some truly devoted caregivers.)  We had been together for 51 years, living in Santa Barbara since […]