“Sticks, Stones, Rubber and Glue”

“I’m rubber and you’re glue, anything you say bounces off of me and sticks to you” “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” Many of us remember these old rhymes from our childhood day. Heck, maybe you said them…right before the bully called you a dork or a loser… Continue reading “Sticks, Stones, Rubber and Glue”

Am I An Addict?

NOTE: An addict isn’t someone who uses drugs. An addict can be someone who uses anything in excess, particularly drugs and/or alcohol. An addict can also be someone who gambles, shops, has sex, drinks pop/coffee, smokes cigarettes etc. Today I focus on those of us who use drugs. By the way, alcohol is a drug… Continue reading Am I An Addict?

“There’s A Pill For That”

Welcome to the future where there’s a pill for everything under the sun and another pill or 2(or 4) for the side effects. If anyone has been to a doctor you know what I’m talking about. For example, I was having a problem with my blood pressure and instead of exploring the reason for it,… Continue reading “There’s A Pill For That”

Beauty Within

“Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.” ~Anonymous Ah beauty within… I’m sure we all know and maybe felt the pressure to have the perfect body, the best clothes, prettiest face and hair, yadda, yadda, etc and so on.… Continue reading Beauty Within

“We Didn’t Start the Fire”

Tho I am writing this from an American perspective, but I’m sure we are not the only country who has some of these same internal conflicts as we do. There are others too. Tho our internal conflicts may differ, perhaps some of you can relate to what I’m writing about today. I also refer to… Continue reading “We Didn’t Start the Fire”

Hate and Resentment

Written January 2, 2017 “Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~Malachy McCourt These are the basic definitions of these words;  Hatred is a very strong dislike of a person, place or thing, and Resentment is holding a grudge.  Both of these feelings can affect our minds and especially… Continue reading Hate and Resentment

A Newton Officer on Drug Overdoses

Published July 2, 2017 I read this on a social media page not long ago and I wanted to share this with you… I wrote this not to transfer anger from one group to another, trust me there is enough justified anger to go around with the heroin epidemic. I wrote it because discussions of… Continue reading A Newton Officer on Drug Overdoses