I was a the 21st Century Democratic club meeting on Friday, November 13, 2015. An amazing conversation about homelessness, the financial impact and what we can do to move about and beyond homelessness. Jennifer Loving of Destination Home spoke. Very engaging. I spoke up that none of the solutions will take three years. They can … Read more
Do you know what is the cause of addiction? Really? This article will likely not resonate with what you think you know. This article is an eye opener. There has been a study about drugs and addiction. However the subjects used were rats. This study brings a spin to that study and you’ll be amazed. … Read more
I had the pleasure of listening to State Senator Jim Beall speak at a luncheon in April. It was interesting to hear some of the initiatives. If you aren’t aware of who Jim Beall is he is an elected official who has a passion for supporting Mental Health and getting it the funding it truly … Read more
What people say when they get to know me. I’m not one who walks around gloating. I’m however proud of who I am and what I accomplish. This is a note from a friend whom I highly respect.
As the last couple of weeks have unfolded I’ve seen many aspects of humanness that I’ve not seen or perhaps simply ignored. Stigma – what a sharp and stinging word! You don’t even know what the stigma is associated with and you already know it hurts. There is meaning being created. Or even worse – … Read more
I grew up spending much time out of doors. It was fun, boring at times, and I enjoyed spending time in nature. Then as an adult I had the opportunity to become an Assistant Boy scout Master. Once a month we had a camping trip – rain or shine. Some trips were very cold, such … Read more