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

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

Dream Journal Crash Report [Japanese Language]

For more than 18 months, I've been journaling my dreams upon waking up. I've labeled this experiment [The Crash Report]. For this process to work, I must put my thumbs to my cellphone as soon as I open my eyes. Otherwise, the majority of my dreams fade into oblivion within seconds. Possibly due to the … Continue reading Dream Journal Crash Report [Japanese Language]

Sober Is Power

Recently, a friend asked me, "how long have you been sober?" Until that moment, I'd lost track of my clean time. Only after a brief pause was I able to calculate and answer, "two and a half years." Addicts choose sobriety and recovery for a variety of reasons. These reasons are a common subject of … Continue reading Sober Is Power

Careful What You Wish For [Repost]

Careful What You Wish For Re-post Unfortunately for the addict, the enemy is addiction, and addiction has unlimited resources. Yes, our enemy has been planning for battle, going to war, and killing addicts since coping skills first came into existence. Like combat, the battle of maintaining sobriety is a fluid situation, and the enemy [addiction] … Continue reading Careful What You Wish For [Repost]

Growing Up On A Reservation [Rumbles]

To one degree or another, most young people learn how to fight. For those with brothers and sisters, fighting at home is not an option. Older siblings tend to push their younger brothers and sisters around. At times going as far as to land a few punches. All with love, of course. Truth be told, … Continue reading Growing Up On A Reservation [Rumbles]

Growing Up On The Reservation [The River Island]

Right around the age of 30, I decided to disclose a few of my childhood experiences to my mother. God Rest her Soul; she was not prepared for those dreadful tales of death-defying adventure. I can still remember the look in her eyes as the blood drained from her face. Thank God I didn't tell … Continue reading Growing Up On The Reservation [The River Island]

Growing Up On The Reservation [Flathead Lake Monster]

Since 1889, there have been well over 100 documented sightings of the Flathead Lake Monster. Many depict the creature as a large fish, but most describe the monster as a snake-like creature, measuring 30 to 40 feet in length with large steely black eyes. The serpent form protrudes from the surface with several bumps and … Continue reading Growing Up On The Reservation [Flathead Lake Monster]