One of my favorite hobbies is to hike. Usually, the trails chosen are fairly easy and resemble Old Man's Cave at Hocking Hills. Wide open spaces, awe inspiring cliff faces and tiny caves one can crawl in to investigate. It's nearly impossible to be lost or unsure of where you are. As long as you … Continue reading The Great Escape
"First instincts are usually right". "Never second guess your first instinct". "Trust your instinct". I call bullshit. Especially for an addict. First instincts does not always mean it's right. For years the first instinct was to grab a beer. Who am I kidding? It was a whole bottle of wine... and, on some occasions, very … Continue reading The Quiet Screaming
What the fuck day is it?! Gosh, the last time I had that thought in such a manner was in my drinking days... I must be getting old. Yeah, that's it. I have been sober since March 8, 2018--168 days-- without a drop. So, it can't be that, right? Five months of being sober and … Continue reading Thanks for the…memories?
While searching for a quote that is not only great advice, but also inspirational, I discovered someone that is amazing. The criteria for my quote were: A quote from a woman Not an obvious quote like one from Marilyn Monroe (while I do admire her, it is a bit overdone don't you think?) Inspirational Deep … Continue reading The Journey: A Prelude