Careful What You Wish For [Updated Version]

[WARNING] Strong Adult Language. Parental Guidance is Suggested. Careful What You Wish For My fellow Adams County Drug Court Clients, I am writing this for you because we are at war, and I want you to have plenty of ammunition, in fact I want you to have as many high capacity magazines as you can … Continue reading Careful What You Wish For [Updated Version]

The Bullshit Test, [Part 3 of 3]

**Page Two** If you answered NO to all five questions please skip to SECTION B on PAGE 3. ANSWER KEY * Question 1 If you answered yes to question one. There is a high probability but not guaranteed that you are less than honest. Some folks simply form their sentences in this way. You may … Continue reading The Bullshit Test, [Part 3 of 3]

The Bullshit Test, [Part 2 of 3]

It's true. How do I know this? Because I'm saying it, and I don't lie. Well not unless I have to. That's how I explain it to folks. I don't lie unless I have to. And what could possibly cause me to have to lie? I would need to have a crazy badass reason. Something … Continue reading The Bullshit Test, [Part 2 of 3]

Careful What You Wish For, from The Universe University Series.

Addiction, Careful What You Wish For From The Universe University Series. I could easily write 100K words on the subject of addiction, but not today, today, I'll keep it to one page. If you're reading this on my blog, then odds are you already know that getting sober is only the beginning, kind of like … Continue reading Careful What You Wish For, from The Universe University Series.

Thank You, From The Universe University Series

Thank You Please sit back and use your imagination for just a few minutes. This is an exercise in gratitude. Everything we need, we already have. As you’re driving down the street from location A to location B the gas light on your dashboard begins to flutter and flash. Even though you’ve been as careful … Continue reading Thank You, From The Universe University Series

The Sober Life,

I decided that I'd rather write these words here, to you, then on Facebook or anywhere else. I need to place them somewhere. I'll keep it short. After seven months of living in a Sober House, then moving out and into a three-bedroom house, finally renting free and clear, like a grown-up, I might go … Continue reading The Sober Life,

Owning Your Shit Part 1, Keeping Your Power

Owning Your Shit, Part 1 Keeping Your Power This post is copied from my column. I write for the Adams County Drug Court Newsletter. My people, the recovering addict and alcoholic. I listen to their words, read their testimonials, and I feel their pain. Their struggle is my struggle. Not only is the struggle real, … Continue reading Owning Your Shit Part 1, Keeping Your Power