Ashburnham (MA) Police Department

Many thanks to the APD for hosting my talk, “From Addict to Awardee: How Persons in Law Enforcement Helped Me Transform From Criminal Activity to Community Service” Shown with Chief Loring Barrett (center) and Lt. Chris Conrad: I could write about the talk: but local journalist Doneen Durling does a better job. Read her article […]


Hello amazing readers! In the weeks to come, we’ll be playing with the format of Meditations on Meth, to make it of the greatest possible value to you. Suggestions are welcome! Simply email me at Shameless Reposting from My Facebook Page Here’s a little lesson from nature for you When I was a kid, […]


Thank you, readers of Meditations on Meth! And thank you GUS (God/Universe/Spirit…the name I learned from Michael Disend, my first meditation teacher Michael, along with Pat Maguire, saved my life…by convincing me that my own suicide would affect me negatively in the afterlife…from there, I went on to understand my remaining alive could benefit others, too) […]


After I quit meth in 2007, I was inspired by, among much else, a book called No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels Jay Dobyns authored it: writing about his career as an undercover agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Dobyns played football […]