My First Dog

  On January 23rd, I got my first dog. His name is Yahoo. I love it! Yahoo is a black 8 year old, long hair, collie/lab mix. A beautiful dog...that smells VERY bad! So me and two other handlers gave him a bath. He took it suprisingly well. He seemed to enjoy it at times. OMG...he … Continue reading My First Dog


My Wife Is My Strength

  I haven't seen my wife since October 19, 2015. I miss her. I miss her touch. I miss her smell. I miss her face! We get our first EFV (Extended Family Visit) in March of next year. That's very exciting for me to think about. I like to think about things like that. It takes … Continue reading My Wife Is My Strength

Getting In The Dog Program

    I was walking across the dayroom heading to the hotshot with a bowl of brown rice, trail mix, fish, diced apple, jalapeno peppers, and a sliced orange. As I walked past the officers station I noticed that the H3 Dog Program Sergeant was here in the H6 Honor Unit. But why? Hmmm...I had a feeling. … Continue reading Getting In The Dog Program

My 6th NA Meeting

  I took a seat in the back. I shook a few hands as people filed in. Then, I just sat there and listened as people read from chapter 10 in the big blue NA book. This is what I got from it: "We are often amazed at how things work out for us. We … Continue reading My 6th NA Meeting

My 5th NA Meeting

    When I attended my first NA meeting, I was skeptical. I didn't want to be there. I didn't view myself as an addict and I was only there to earn back the 180 days of goodtime I lost for smoking weed back in 1996. I quickly realized my negative attitude. I knew my … Continue reading My 5th NA Meeting

Christmas With My Wife

    Just before December approached, I asked my wife, "Is there anything I can do for you this Christmas?" She said, "Hmm, let me think about it." A couple days later she tells me, "I thought of something we can do together!" I respond, "Reeeallly. And what might that be?" "Well, you know how … Continue reading Christmas With My Wife

A Deeper Level of Consciousness

    Good day to all! Thank you for taking the time to follow my blog. For those of you who enjoy a deeper level of consciousness and a more focused life, this post is for you. And those who lack in this concept, this post is especially for you. It is my prayer that … Continue reading A Deeper Level of Consciousness