I recorded this in New Hampshire (USA) in 2011.
The Sister is a well-regarded circuit speaker in AA. This was at a picnic in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Continue reading “AA Speaker Sister Maurice Audiobook”
This is wildly entertaining!
If you’re waiting for your video, just keep waiting! 😉
If you slept last night, you’ve got one up on me!
I’m on a spooky deadline!
It was two years-ago I released “Share The Moon,” my debut CD Continue reading “Happy Halloween 2018! Share The Moon!”
A Quora answer by Mark Urso, Author of “A Candle Lit”:
The problem with AA is something that happens very early, when a person, a “sufferer,” is first introduced to the idea, sees a pamphlet or checks out his first meeting … the system can easily lose its credibility and feel either like it’s extreme, or members are jumping to conclusions …
People are simply scared away before they join.
In my book, “A Candle Lit,” I call them “leavers-before-they-enter.”
The three biggest problems are …
Ambiguous Permanence: It’s never been proven alcoholism is permanent, but members commonly insist it is. This is a credibility hit if the new person thinks about it … To make matters confusing, the words “alcoholic” Continue reading “Why is AA So Ineffective?”
(Fairfax, VA) The US Census Bureau announced impressionable young people are available in greater numbers than usual. Many failed to show up for a recent march on the headquarters of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Fairfax Saturday afternoon.
These young people, who probably learned in school that they should get involved in important causes, apparently didn’t get their invitations, or weren’t certain what they were supposed to do at the NRA rally. Regardless, there’s more of them available, looking for a cause, so if you have old people that need meals delivered to them, work done around their houses or yard work, those are just some ideas. These kids are able-bodied and ready to go. They need a cause!
Some of them will do whatever you tell them to. In case you need a window broken, for example, some of them are good at that!
When I was younger, it was easier to find a cause. The shooters would set up in a tower right in the middle of a college campus. Continue reading “College Kids Need A Hobby (Or, Boy, Does America Like Its Guns!)”
Here’s a map showing the more than a dozen early-season wildfires setting records in California. The “2018 Statewide Fire Map” is provided by Google, and is continuously updated … Continue reading “California Wildfire Map”
I’ve learned something about troubled young people. I spend more time these days on Quora, where I have an established audience for my mental health preachings. Before I speak in layman’s-statistics-style, I’ll be general.
Quora is a place anyone can ask a question, and anyone, showing their credentials, can answer. I spend time in the mental health section trying to help people. I’m 56, well experienced and self published, and I find it gratifying thinking I might help someone.
Quora, though, isn’t a cross section of young people, even though there are a lot of Continue reading “Good New Article”
THE FACEBOOK GUY
My friend got a call the other day. The guy said “Hi, I’m from Facebook, the advertising department.”
My friend was watching TV, but was intrigued, he said, so he muted the TV.
“Listen,” the Facebook guy said, “there’s a guy in Fredericton Maryland, named Jimmy Johnson … Jimmy needs you to look at his thing.”
“What?” my friend said … Continue reading “Facebook’s Slow Death, and “YouEntertainment!””
I got 400 views on my Quora answers today! I’m up to 15,000 answer views, total!
Quora is a website similar to a blog, where lots of people ask questions and anybody can submit an answer. I have more activity there then on my own (this) blog, and invite you to come across!
Here’s an example Continue reading “The Bunny Bazooka Dilemma”
Cigarettes are clearly a hunger-related addiction, just like chocolate, coffee, sugar and salt. While this may sound, in the true style of addiction, like not a very big deal, messing with your “hunger system” is a big reason cigarettes earn the top of addiction’s totem pole.
The mind-bend doesn’t stop there, by far. The 4000 additives in cigarettes include Carbon Monoxide, Ammonia, Arsenic and Formaldehyde, and studies have shown smoking doubles your risk of depression. Continue reading “Cigarettes, Bipolar and Hunger Theory”
(Miami) In an unexpected move this week, Florida’s manatees announced their support of the far-left revolutionary group TPP.
From their field office just outside Zoo Miami, spokesman “Fred the Manatee” told an excited crowd Continue reading “MANATEES ADVOCATE FAIRNESS”
I don’t want to write an article about children being separated from their parents. I’ll just get in the middle of a nasty controversy.
And things not always being what they appear, this actually is an article about national pride!
I’ve got it all planned out, First, I want to set things up with this recent phone conversation I had with a friend in Florida:
My Friend: I used to teach preschool, but now I can’t because I don’t speak Spanish!
Me: How long did you teach preschool for?
My Friend: A lot! Continue reading “Children Separated From Their Parents”
This technical article deals with common grounding issues with equipment used by musicians.
Not So Silent, But Deadly
It’s important because there are documented cases of people getting hurt, even killed, just because they didn’t know they should be plugging their guitar amp Continue reading “Grounding for Musicians”
(Westerly, RI) Christine Ohlman, longtime lead vocalist for the Saturday Night Live Band, dedicated last evening’s show at the Knickerbocker Cafe to Matt “Guitar” Murphy, a fellow SNL alum who played with Belushi’s “Blues Brothers,” who died this week of cancer.
Video from the show follows … Continue reading “SNL’s Ohlman Dedicates Show to Matt “Guitar” Murphy, “The Gone of You,” Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez”