Day At The Beach

Sometimes I want to scream to the Universe, "thank you!" My soaring level of gratitude cannot be measured. Happy endings and miracles happen. Prayers are answered. The answer is always yes. With each passing day, I'm one step closer to joining my family in Texas. Pictured: I traveled to Texas last weekend. My wife and … Continue reading Day At The Beach

Sports Trumps Quarantine Around Here

When the second resident from the house tested positive for Covid, I wasn't surprised. This time, the unfortunate one resides on the second floor of the house. We'll call him [case #2]. Well, #2 slept for about four days. I was under the impression he'd be quarantined, similar to my roommate. Several residents had spoken … Continue reading Sports Trumps Quarantine Around Here

Owning Our S**t

What does it take for someone to heal? How do we become happy and healthy? Depending on whom we speak with, the answers to these questions may vary. Regardless of what path to happiness we choose,   firmly believe honestly is required. How can we move forward without speaking the truth to others and ourselves? We … Continue reading Owning Our S**t

Damages [Spring 2019]

This was one of my first pieces of writing. At the time, I was still in my first year of sobriety. Title: DAMAGES Avoiding pain is natural. In fact, that's why it's there. Pain is a signal to the brain, informing us that something is wrong. Through our efforts to avoid the uncomfortable, we protect … Continue reading Damages [Spring 2019]

Yes, My Roommate Has Covid. So What?

I'm edging closer to joining together with my family in Texas. My wife and kids [and three dogs] are patiently waiting for me to get my butt down south. Everything hinges on my job search. I'm nearly there. If you missed my last post, I've moved back into a Sober House. I needed a place … Continue reading Yes, My Roommate Has Covid. So What?

Preparing For The Move To Texas

Following years of unfortunate separation, I reunited with my wife and two children twelve months ago. We've been enjoying a long-distance relationship between Colorado and Texas for the past year. Every few weeks, I fly to Houston and spend a few days down south with my family. Global Pandemic be damned, I'm not scared to … Continue reading Preparing For The Move To Texas