So, I've had some people ask how I feel about Pres. Trump's proposal to implement the death penalty for convicted drug dealers. I have put a great deal of thought into this. I knew that when I started this blog, I absolutely would want to discuss the current prevalence of drugs in the world today, … Continue reading ENTRY: Capital Punishment for Dealers?
Yesterday, I chaired the peer-support group that I came up with called, "Stepping Stones." I would never have been able to make the opportunity a reality if it weren't for the perpetual support and overall guidance of my own counselor (and also group co-chair!). To honor her privacy, I will refrain from mentioning even just … Continue reading ENTRY: Positive ‘Stepping Stones’
I know I've already said this once, but honestly, I am so sick of hearing "opioid crisis" or "opiate epidemic." Every single time one of these more technical-sounding terms are used on the local and national news briefings, I feel like the actual issue of drug addiction and substance abuse loses a little bit of … Continue reading MEDIA: Opioid Art
Recovery from the extremely painful wrath of substance abuse & dependency is a concept that evokes inspiration. If an effort to attain actual recovery is carried out, no matter what that entails... it really is just, such a stirring, compelling notion. Generally speaking, in order to experience a prominent sense of closure to one’s active … Continue reading ENTRY: Making a Vision a Dream Come True
I'm a passionate musician. I love songwriting. This track is actually on my next record that hasn't even been released, but I thought this tune would be appropriate to post. It is a bit graphic, and it's not a typical song. It's basically like a poetry slam song. You know slam poetry? Basically the physical … Continue reading MEDIA: Slam Song