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Joyless, "The Internal Conflict ... of DOOM!"

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

Thursday morning: I can’t count yesterday as a smashing success, but it did have some good notes. No smoking, no drinking, no video games! 1,517 more words


Guilty pleasure: 'Big Love'

We’re late to the party, but my Beloved and I have started watching “Big Love,” the HBO series about polygamy that ran from 2006-2011.

It’s available on Amazon, and despite my better judgment, I’m hooked. 197 more words

Into Light

The dark still cold clear night, my comfort plain afraid of the light.
Feel cloaked with thick warm fleecy heat even though frost lays thick… 337 more words



It wasn’t until I saw the darkness of your shadows
when I had started to feel the fine lines between freedom and insanity.
The intervals of your presence gradually started to fade, 88 more words


Fantasy Sports Not All Fun & Games For Some

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When it comes to sports, sometimes the fantasy is better than the reality.

These days, tons of people participate in fantasy sports leagues. 449 more words


How will you build your happy cage?

A lot of talk in recovery work deals with “building a positive (& sober) support network” and there is a concept called “re-joyment” – essentially it’s teaching addicts in recovery how to have a good time or recognize fun when they experience it.  390 more words