There’s this band I like called Spiritualized. I once caught them in concert, and found it odd that the singer / songwriter Jason Pierce sat facing the band, and barely acknowledged the audience. I found it cool that he didn’t give a shit about putting on a show for us, but concentrated on playing the … Continue reading
I quit booze more often than I bid farewell to cocaine. Each time alcohol and I would part, I would dry up completely for a few weeks or a few months. When I thought I had tamed the beast, I would treat myself to a beer, usually on a Saturday night. Next step was three … Continue reading
Tracy Fulks is one year sober. I’m proud of you, my friend. Tracy asked if I could write a post about my own battles with drugs and alcohol addiction. I did, and I did it on Tracy’s blog. In solidarity. It’s an earnest post, and you can find it here. I will join you there.
I’m a day late with my Suicide Prevention Day post. Yesterday was my one year wedding anniversary, and as much as I believe in destigmatizing suicide, I focussed yesterday on my wife, and our union. I’ve written this next post hoping it may help someone in need, or families who’ve lived through a similar tragedy. On … Continue reading
Our trip together takes us from New York to Idaho, to meet a tattooed chicken farmer, Kana Tyler. The End. Part II. I’ve just discovered Kana’s blog, and in all honesty, I think it’s the closest I’ll ever come to visiting Idaho. The End. Epilogue. Kana touches me: she’s working towards sustainable living, she loves … Continue reading
There’s cause for celebration… It’s Monday, and Le Clown is two years sober! Salute! Post Scriptum: It’s also moving day for Le Clown’s clan… Take it as my Out to Lunch…