Spending Time At Hogwarts [More Pics Added]

Sadly, I had to wait until I was over 50, but I've officially visited the School of Hogwarts. No, not as a student but as a teacher. The school has tirelessly requested my assistance for years, but my busy schedule hasn't allowed me to visit. Finally, let the advanced education begin! 😊🤣😂 Happy Halloween Joseph … Continue reading Spending Time At Hogwarts [More Pics Added]

Good Morning To Anyone Damaged By Those Who Are Damaged!

I want to take a few minutes to say "Good Morning" to those individuals who've struggled with loved ones addicted to drugs or alcohol. The people who have the love and patience to stand by the addicts' side throughout their battle with addiction. So often, we (bloggers) write about the pain and suffering of the … Continue reading Good Morning To Anyone Damaged By Those Who Are Damaged!

Causing Pain, That Other, Ugly Coping Skill

"So, what did the doctor tell you this morning," he asked his wife, struggling to hide an ugly scowl on his thin, dark features. A sudden wave of sadness filled her mind as a single tear tried to fall from one tired eye, but didn't. The room seemed unnaturally quiet as the woman prepared to … Continue reading Causing Pain, That Other, Ugly Coping Skill

Houston Fire Department & Honor Guard At The Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart

This morning at the Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart, the Houston Fire Department Honor Guard, together with mourners, gathered to remember the fallen Fire Fighters from the past year. Sixty-four names were called this morning. That's 64 men and women who died in the line of duty fighting fires in the city of … Continue reading Houston Fire Department & Honor Guard At The Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart

The More You Know, The Less You Know: Explained

Quite a few years ago, I arrived at a theory. I realized that no matter how much I learned over the course of one year, I felt as though I hadn't made any progress. Still, I would always look back and think, "wow, I didn't know much last year!" I believe the more we know, … Continue reading The More You Know, The Less You Know: Explained

The Tour

Summer evening in Denver, Colorado, about 20 years ago. I was undergoing treatment for drug dependency. My counselor had a way of getting his point across. We piled into a large white van and drove from the treatment center to stop number one. We would visit three locations that night, each time taking enough time … Continue reading The Tour