We're working in Boulder today. The combination of beautiful scenery and weather will ensure my day is nothing less than fantastic! And as a bonus, one of the UTCs [off-duty police officers] working with us is beautiful. Yes, she is lovely. I've always believed that beautiful women make everything better. And they call this work! … Continue reading Working In Boulder Today
[Originally Posted February 22, 2020] Four years ago, while sharing a motel room with a friend, I did something I rarely do [no, not that]. I made the impetuous decision to both explain and demonstrate lucid dreaming as it applies to me. Well, I did not stop there. I took things slightly farther. First, I … Continue reading Lucid Dreaming [Reposted 2/20]
Throughout my life, I have had numerous near-death experiences. I've come close to dying so many times, I've lost track. My last close call was during the Spring of 2019. At least, it felt like a close call. At the age of 52, with the exception of one crown, I still have all of my … Continue reading Almost Died, Again!
I am 52 years old. Of those 52 years, I used street drugs for 11 years. Following my first divorce from 1997 to 2003. And, after my second divorce from 2015 to 2018. Both periods of drug abuse ended with a conviction for drug possession. The first [two charges], resulted in a community corrections sentence, … Continue reading If I Died Today, Have I Paid For My Sins?
Recovering from addiction is an all-out life-consuming event that must last until death. Why? The answer is not complicated. Addiction wants to kill you. No matter what coping skill you have selected, addiction intends to kill you. Even if you're a shopaholic, addiction intends to kill you. Recently, after watching [The Order] on Netflix [all … Continue reading Secret Society of Addiction Recovery
When faced with a crisis in need of immediate problem solving, I've been known to get somewhat creative. This is quite possibly, normal thinking for a recovering addict! This time last year, I woke up in the middle of the night with a problem. My airway had swollen and nearly closed while I was sleeping. … Continue reading Creative Problem Solving
One facet at a time, I've been creating my own Crown Jewel. Fueled by 18 months of sobriety, this project has accelerated as if it were shot from a canon. I'm speaking of the amazing life I started building a few years ago. What began as four years of self-discovery, transformed into multiple stages of … Continue reading From Dream 2 Reality
DAMAGES Avoiding pain is natural. In fact, that's why it's there. Pain is a signal to the brain, letting us know that something is wrong. Through our efforts to avoid the uncomfortable, we protect ourselves, our hearts, and sometimes our lives. It's in this way that most people understand and cope with pain. Whether healthy … Continue reading Damages [Spring 2019]
Originally Posted October 2019 Like most books, my book has many characters, male and female. Of course, that didn't surprise me. It takes a lot to surprise me these days, but it happened, and I did it to myself. I fell in love with the characters in my book. Okay, mostly just the women. Okay, … Continue reading World of Writing of Women [WWW]
After nearly one year of working working Downtown [Denver], we've taken a job out East, halfway to Denver International Airport. This job runs 7 PM to 7 AM, and will probably go for the next five weeks. If I'm going to works nights for a few weeks, this is the perfect time of the year … Continue reading Job Change