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The Return

Thank you for your reads and comments—your emails and phone calls. While not an urgent plea, the last post was...

Something in the Way

I needed to write this post because I was unable to write all the posts I wanted to this week....

Do the Right Thing

Doing the right thing is like exercise. Your mind will never tell you it wants to do it, but you...

Then and Now

My first day sober marks a schism in my personal history the way human dominion over fire marks a schism...

On Second Thought

As National Poetry Month comes to a close, I invite you to take a deep breath—that’s it—relax, and enjoy this...

Answer The Call

Have you heard of the fifty-pound phone? It’s one of those recovery clichés I’m fond of elaborating on—one worthy of...

Mad love

With my wife and kids staying in Pennsylvania for an extra two days, Riley got to ride home in shotgun. This...

Just Believe

Here I go again, writing about an occasion or holiday the day after it’s over. I admit it is anti-climactic...

Prepare for Takeoff

Air-travel has been on my mind this week, likely as a result of the United Passenger whose limp body was...

The Struggle

I’ve struggled all my life. It’s just in my bones. As far back as I can recall, my flesh has...

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