Welcome To My Neighborhood

I went to see the documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ with a few family members, including my now thirteen year old grandson last summer. It is about Fred Rogers, perhaps better known as Mr. Rogers, and I was simply amazed at what a wonderful person he was. The documentary was well made and I … Read moreWelcome To My Neighborhood

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A Human Being Spiritual

At the end of the day I am happy with who I am, because I know who I am. A human being who has learned how to practice love, kindness, understanding, and tolerance toward others and themselves. Or what I like to call, being spiritual. Now it can be hard to show any one of … Read moreA Human Being Spiritual

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Being Happy With Who We Are

“When I was young. I never needed anyone. And makin’ love was just for fun. Those days are gone. Livin’ alone. I think of all the friends I’ve known. But when I dial the telephone. Nobody’s home.” I had girlfriends as a teenager. But the above lyrics from the song All By Myself, sung by Eric … Read moreBeing Happy With Who We Are

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Don’t Fear Your Happiness

I’m wishing everyone a Happy New Year. And a sober one should help ensure that. When I look back over my 21 and a half years of sobriety, I can honestly say that the biggest obstacle I faced was fear.  Fortunately many of the fears I had turned out to be the boogeyman, and the … Read moreDon’t Fear Your Happiness

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A Smile Can Be An Accessory To Our Wardrobe

“I consider my smile to be an accessory to my wardrobe. I sometimes get unfriendly looks back from people I smile at, but I try not to let it bother me or stop me from wearing a smile for all to see. As an older man with a daughter, I will say that smiling at … Read moreA Smile Can Be An Accessory To Our Wardrobe

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