Happy Thanksgiving 2021

I have so much to be thankful for; if I begin making a list, I'll be late for dinner. The shortlist: I thank God and my sobriety for everything. I hope and pray all of you to have a fantastic holiday. Thank you all for helping me read and write my way through the past … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2021

My Thoughts This Morning [All Things Are Possible]

I finished high school more than 30 years ago. I remember having English classes during the first and fourth periods. I failed English classes because I rarely attended English classes. I rarely participated in English Class because I either didn't show up for school until lunchtime, or I left after lunch and didn't return to … Continue reading My Thoughts This Morning [All Things Are Possible]

My Thoughts This Morning [Sabotage Does Not Exist]

Pictured: me, my daughter, and the llama at the Texas Renaissance Festival. She loves llamas! My thoughts this morning. Sabotage does not exist. I've written about my sobriety and my history with addiction many times. Some of you may know I've come back from losing everything. My sobriety, hard work, and passion for all I … Continue reading My Thoughts This Morning [Sabotage Does Not Exist]

My Thoughts This Morning [Consequences]

My thoughts this morning. Consequences, and our choices surrounding them. When I was around 12 years old, I stole a bicycle. Being a very small town, it took only one week for me to get caught with it at a friend's house. Our punishment: we were both placed on probation. The town probation officer also … Continue reading My Thoughts This Morning [Consequences]

Driving Habit Diversity

For many years, people from all around the nation and the world have been migrating to the Denver area. From Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains has been filling up with various cultures. I've always been a fan of diversity. As cities go, Denver isn't all that big. I … Continue reading Driving Habit Diversity

Who Wants To Watch People Pee? Gross!

It's a well established fact; not all Drug Addicts are Dirt Bags. Furthermore, not all convicted Drug Offenders are Dirt Bags. That said, many of them are Dirt Bags or worse. For Convicted Drug Offenders, I believe there should be a balance between enforcing consequence and allowing someone to keep their dignity. Keep in mind, … Continue reading Who Wants To Watch People Pee? Gross!

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

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