All the Way From San Francisco Travel Association

“The decision comes out of yourself,” said Joe D’Alessandro, President & CEO San Francisco Travel Association, a center for assisting tourists from all over the world.  For the last twelve years he has overseen the multi million dollar travel association that has partnerships with city, state and private organizations  convention centers  hotels,...

Seven Year Old Dog Sold To A Strange Woman-Story Unfolds At Portland Airport

Years ago in the Portland, Oregon airport  I found myself waiting in line to go through security check.  It was about 8:45 in the morning and it was busy.  It seemed that everyone must have decided to take an early flight, because I have never seen the lines that...

Think About it! Animals Trust What They Know! Most People Don’t Have Such Confidence.

I could write an entire book filled with stories about how animals trust people.  Sometimes  people who love and live with animals trust their pets’ instincts more than they trust their own instincts.  It would make readers laugh, cry and think, if just for a few minutes. Many years...

Tommy The Guinea Pig is An Emotional Support Animal

You might know someone who has an emotional support animal? More and more people have one that may travel with them and/or helps them cope with life’s challenges. Mary, who struggles with bipolar depression episodes (has a very strong bond with her four-year old guinea pig Tommy.  Bipolar is...

Trimet Rider Has Fans- and Plays Along- Great Ambassador!

One is never sure what one will  experience while riding the Portland Trimet train to downtown Portland or to anywhere for that matter.  I have seen people peddling chocolate; bus tickets; asking for money donations; people with bicycles  and packages of all sizes; folks in wheelchairs or on crutches;...

It Is That TIme of Year Again- Keeping You and Your Pets Safe- Smart Decision-Making

The upcoming Christmas season is considered one of the most stressful holidays of the year.   Celebrations, travel, guests, work, neighborhood , friend and family gatherings, shopping, traffic, food concerns, all of which can spell stress. It is considered one of the most stressful holidays of the year. This may...