“Magic Power”

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Something you may not know about me is that I love music. I like a wide variety of genres but Classic Rock, some heavy metal and ‘80’s hair band music are my favorites. There’s just something about the toe tapping beat that just gets me energized plus… Continue reading “Magic Power”

The Purpose of Life

“The Purpose of Life is to Help Others” By Rakesh Malhotra July 31, 2012 http://www.fiveglobalvalues.com/ Today I thought I’d switch things up a bit. This is an article I stumbled on when i was looking for some inspiration last year as I was beginning my own writing. Hope you all enjoy. “If you want others… Continue reading The Purpose of Life

Hurricane Victims – The Elderly and The Veteran

“The brave men and women, who serve their country and as a result, live constantly with the war inside them, exist in a world of chaos. But the turmoil they experience isn’t who they are; the PTSD invades their minds and bodies.” ~ Robert Koger Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have blown their way thru the… Continue reading Hurricane Victims – The Elderly and The Veteran


“They blame those who remain silent, they blame those who speak much, they blame those who speak in moderation. There is none in the world who is not blamed” ~ The Buddha “Courage “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” ~Amelia Earhart How true this saying is. Whatever peace has been achieved… Continue reading Courage

“I Believe…”

Written August 1, 2015(edited 2017) “I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life – whoever you are, whatever our differences.” ~John Denver…How true. Thank you for the gifts you have brought me…Much love… ~Doug I stumbled on… Continue reading “I Believe…”

The Circus

“You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town.” ~Anne Lamott I’m sure there may be at least a handful of you who’ve heard this saying. Or perhaps you’ve heard someone say, “I’ve got a monkey on my back”. For those who don’t know, it refers to a problem or… Continue reading The Circus

A Demon Named “Addiction”

Written August 23, 2016(edited 2017) “Only people who are dirty and homeless are addicts.” “I’ve got bachelors degree in….. and a job doing…. I’ll never be a crack head.” “Why can’t you just stop getting high you junkie.” “My child is a good kid who was raised with good morals and values. He/She would never….”… Continue reading A Demon Named “Addiction”