This man wants to be an island

It’s been bothering me that my blog posts are getting further and further apart. Some of this is due to life being life. Some of this is due to me not wanting to post anything until I have crafted the perfect post. When I read other people’s blogs, all I ever want to read is […]

Go sit down and shut up, the cake is in the oven

So we had an appointment with a judge on Tuesday to finish the adoption. The courthouse was two hours away because we filed in the county where we used to live. We were half way there and the wife’s phone rang. It was the lawyer. There was a miscommunication or something at the courthouse. The […]

I got a sponsor, again

So I went to this meeting right before memorial day. It was one of those late meetings where they have candles and turn the lights off. The guy that chaired the meeting read from a book that was not the daily reflections. I was already impressed because I hate the daily reflections. The topic was […]

Meetings in Utah

Once again, I find myself away from home and family for work. This time it is only for two weeks. The wife commented that even two weeks was too long. It’s nice when the people you live with want you there. My group came here Friday. Since we settled in, they have been planning little […]

Have you heard of meditation?

I’ve been hearing about meditation for a long time. Being raised in a good christian home, I was brought up to believe that meditation was something that Buddhist monks did to achieve a higher understanding of things. I was taught that it wasn’t necessary for us because we had a closer connection with God and […]

Why I decided to get sober

I was recently asked in the comments section of a post why I decided to stop drinking. I didn’t feel like that was a question to be answered in the comments and responded that I would make a new post for it. So here goes. For a while, I knew there was a problem but […]