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By now you must know that I attend AA. That’s unless you just happened upon my blog. I’ve been “coming around” as they say, since June 28th, 1996. That’s 22+ years of sobriety, “one day at a time.” In the photo above, if you look closely, you’ll see an “AA” with an arrow, on the […]

Christmas on Mt. Tammany

Christmas. Is there a better time to climb closer to the heavens or Heaven, and just enjoy the day? I think not. My children are all grown. Far away as well. My wife and I celebrate Christmas like the Germans, on Christmas Eve. I cooked my traditional meal; beef tenderloin and fresh asparagus. We skipped […]

On Becoming a New Person.

I just read my last post. Wow. Living in another dimension. Another dimension. I don’t feel that way at all now. I am living exactly in the same dimension I was living in a month ago. I am having a whole bunch of health issues in this dimension. Pain. Headaches, Sciatic Nerve, Hip Arthritis. I […]

Two Years Ago

These are Sleeping Beauty’s feet. Socks and sandals. One of the best parts of SB, as I will call her, is that she just does. Does what is in front of her. “It’s cold out. I’m kayaking. Can’t get my good shoes wet. Socks and Sandals it is.” To her, what anyone thinks is not […]

MacAfee Knob!

I can’t believe I haven’t posted these photos!!! When I returned from Cape Town, after my gun scare, I decided I needed to do something uplifting, to help raise my mood. It worked! MacAffee Knob is all it’s cracked up to be. AWESOME. SPIRITUAL. COMMUNAL. WHAT A SPOT! The most photographed place on the Appalachian […]

Stay Positive Doug

That is Cape Town, South Africa. One of the most beautiful cities in the world. I have been spending a few months a year there for over 20 years. I have never been the victim of a violent crime. Until my last visit. 11 October 2018. That is the day that my attitude got rearranged. […]