Veronica Valli’s Recovery Rocks Series

I was recently honored to be featured on Veronica Valli’s website as interviewee for her Recovery Rocks series.

Pop on over to read my interview, then kick off your shoes and read through the rest of her series and blog.

An excerpt:

1) Describe your ‘rock bottom.’

That depends on how ‘rock bottom’ is defined. I think the most common definition is ‘the moment when you decide you need help,’ so we’ll go with that. For me it was after losing two jobs back to back due to showing up under the influence, followed by an intervention by my wife and son.

I prefer to think of my rock bottom as…

Those links again:, and my interview.


Our Featured Presentation: Addiction

A message of hope from a fellow blogger I’ve just ‘met.’

Our Featured Presentation: Addiction.

A Short Animation With Deep Meaning

A short animated story from At first, I was left wondering, “What’s the point?” Maybe it was because I was up late last night (Christmas eve, you know) and wasn’t quite up to full speed. I understood on the second viewing, tho, and the message not only fits the season, but the core values behind this blog.

As a sentence from the ‘About’ page at StoryCorps says: “We do this to remind one another of our shared humanity, strengthen and build the connections between people, teach the value of listening, and weave into the fabric of our culture the understanding that every life matters.”

Please watch and share your thoughts with us!