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December 6, 2018
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Father Time

My Dad was my first love – the first man that I looked up to, the first man that I wanted to love me and the […]
November 22, 2018
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The Annoyed Thanksgiving Post

I’m not a cynic, well most of the time I’m not.  Others would maybe disagree – I’ve been told that I’m bothered easily and that my […]
October 15, 2018
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5 things that have saved me from relapsing!

I wrote this a few years ago, but it still resonates with me today.  I wanted to share it again for those that may need to […]
September 30, 2018
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Identifying Five Real Effects of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Adolescence

This weeks blog post is by Kacey Bradley, a writer/blogger who has a  lifestyle blog, The Drifter Collective, about travel, health and wellness. Her post is one […]
September 17, 2018
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She Recovers, The Beverly Hilton and The Manny

She Recovers LA at The Beverly Hilton.  How do I even write about this? Where do I even start? I’m tired.  I just want to go […]
September 10, 2018
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Palm Springs and Tram rides

Every couple of weeks I find myself leaving my safe and sober haven.  When I do I have to remember that I am now integrating with […]
August 8, 2018
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How to stay Sober in the summer months!

This week Recovery Today, the free subscription based magainze (that shows up in your mail box – total old school) ran one of my posts, “How […]
July 18, 2018
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Doug Bopst, Fitness and recovery junkie!

I met Doug a couple months ago when I attended the Light Hustler Retreat in LA.  He was one of the first people I met, and […]
June 20, 2018
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Non-Alcoholic Alcohol? What’s the point?

I was asked recently at a meeting by a newcomer about drinking near Beer, which is basically Non-Alcoholic Beer -that actually does contain trace amounts of […]
June 12, 2018
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Putting the sun shade up and what that has to do with Sobriety

I recently met a friend for lunch and after we were done and walking over to our cars, my friend laughed and said to me “You […]
May 24, 2018
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I ran a sober living home and thank god I didn’t relapse!

I get to (very blessed I know!)  live in this glorious part of Southern California where we have very available treatment centers and sober living homes.  […]
May 7, 2018
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Lucy and God’s Timing

It seemed harmless.  The whining started about a month ago.  A lot of it.  Lucy whined when she wanted to go out or when she knew […]
May 2, 2018
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A Light Hustler’s weekend!

  As I pulled up to the curb of the non-descript address on a typical sun drenched LA Friday afternoon, all I could see was a […]
April 10, 2018
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Why did I write my Memoir?

I recently went walking with a friend of mine on the beach and she was asking me about my Memoir, and why I wrote and it […]
March 28, 2018
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Remebering Prince and all that teenage angst

I listen to Sirius and Pandora when I’m driving and last night one of Prince’s songs came on and it still caused that emotional tear that it […]