Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story

Admitting publicly that you have an addiction is like revealing a dark personal secret, an embarrassing character flaw or weakness. And for men, this has long been strictly taboo. Back in my day, right or wrong, men were to suffer their self-perceived weaknesses in silence! And for most of my life — that’s how I felt too. Continue reading “Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story”

Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!

Right from society’s earliest beginnings, we’ve been told many lies. Thunder and Lightning were the warnings from angry Gods, sacrifice and penance, the only means to appease. Witches steal children and cast spells of drought, disease, famine and plague. That the world itself was flat, and one would fall of the edge if wandering too close. And we all too easily believed them, living in fear while cowering in the shadows of our ignorance. Continue reading “Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!”

Take us to Your Leader?

Donald Trump was in the news again today. Big surprise there? His ongoing antics and unconventional presidency continues to be a trash journalist’s dream. But this for some reason got me thinking about Aliens landing on our planet making contact with humankind for the very first time and saying those famous movie lines “We come in peace —Take us to your leader!” Then I thought? Who the hell is our “World Leader” anyways? Where would I take these visitors from another planet? Who would be worthy of First Contact? Continue reading “Take us to Your Leader?”

How The Donald Trump Presidency Epitomizes What’s Wrong In America Today

America! The Land of the free! The home of the brave! The American dream! So what happened, or is happening, to this once mighty nation. A Nation that not so long ago was looked upon as the world’s righteous defender of freedom. A power-house for democracy and defender of civil rights throughout the world. Yet today, they can’t even keep their own backyard in order? — What the hell is going on over there?  Continue reading “How The Donald Trump Presidency Epitomizes What’s Wrong In America Today”

HOW TO DEFEAT COVID-19: Become Infected!

So how about this for a plan in the fight against coronavirus — allow controlled infection! Yep, that’s right! As strange as that may sound some pandemic research experts are saying not only is this a sound strategy, but its essentially what we’re doing right now anyways. And without a vaccine, allowing a controlled number of infected per population —may be are only hope. Continue reading “HOW TO DEFEAT COVID-19: Become Infected!”