The Angels’ Playground

We live, you and IIn the angels’ playground We walk in the lightWith the soles of our feet on the EarthWith the faces on our heads kissed by the sun The dirt and the smellsThey continuously gatherAnd the wind gently blowsAnd tousles our carefree hair We sneak softly in the nightAnd slumber then tooAnd dreamContinue reading “The Angels’ Playground”

An Ode to the Peanut Butter-Filled Mouse

My cats like to eatA delicious treat I call it the peanut butter-filled mouse In the fall of the yearAll outdoor mice pile in hereAnd their presenceIs a royal pain in the rear They climb inside the wallsAnd in the ceilings of the hallsAnd they run and they tumbleLike runaway balls And they scritch andContinue reading “An Ode to the Peanut Butter-Filled Mouse”

The Journeyman (or Spontaneous Combustion) [aka My First Energy Healing Workshop Experience]

Preface The following account is entirely true. And as you know, when someone tells you that something is entirely true, sometimes (and most of the time lately) what they are telling you is false. And worse yet, sometimes what they tell you is actually a lie. A lie is a falsehood that someone tells whenContinue reading “The Journeyman (or Spontaneous Combustion) [aka My First Energy Healing Workshop Experience]”

Mit Gott in Wien (With God in Vienna) [aka My First Energy Healing Experience]

I recently had the sublime pleasure of spending the better part of a week in Vienna, Austria. I stayed with a friend and his family in their beautiful home just outside of Vienna. I also experienced the strange sensation of what I shall call ‘double jet-lag’. Double jet-lag is when you travel somewhere by planeContinue reading “Mit Gott in Wien (With God in Vienna) [aka My First Energy Healing Experience]”

If I was the Coach of a Losing High School Football Team

When I was in high school I played on several very good football teams.  We had winning seasons three out of four years, we were conference champions sophomore year, and we won five and lost four games senior year (losing two games by less than 6 points and losing to the eventual state champions byContinue reading “If I was the Coach of a Losing High School Football Team”

What a Divorced Man with Children Knows

I have recently been confronted with the fact that single women are not interested in dating divorced men with children.  When I’m confronted with something once, I don’t even take notice of it.  For example, if a cougar were to walk through my backyard in broad daylight, I might even question if my eyes hadContinue reading “What a Divorced Man with Children Knows”

Dr. Barry Sears Discusses the ‘Zone’ Diet

The Zone Diet (, created by Dr. Barry Sears, is said to provide the body with ideal amounts of macronutrients for peak athletic performance, optimum body composition, and great health. It’s also supposed to eliminate obesity, diabetes, cancers, allergies, and inflammation diseases such as multiple sclerosis. I switched to this diet a few months agoContinue reading “Dr. Barry Sears Discusses the ‘Zone’ Diet”

Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

In a July 2005 article from the Orthomolecular News Service entitled ‘Treatment Protocol for Alcoholism‘ author Abram Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D. outlines an orthomolecular treatment of alcoholism based upon his over-50 years of clinical experience on the subject.  (Note: nutritional therapy is orthomolecular medicine.) Here’s what Dr. Hoffer has to say about the use of niacinContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)”

Treatment of Schizophrenia with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

In a 2008 article in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine entitled ‘The Proper Treatment of Schizophrenia Requires Optimal Daily Doses of Vitamin B3‘ authors Abram Hoffer, M.D, Ph.D. and Jonathan E. Prousky, B.Sc., N.D. describe their over 60 years combined experience in successfully treating schizophrenic patients with greater than US RDA doses of vitamin B3Continue reading “Treatment of Schizophrenia with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)”

Orthomolecular Treatment for Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin): Six Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Studies

Dr. Abram Hoffer MD, Phd conducted six double-blind, placebo-controlled studies on treating schizophrenia patients with vitamin B3 (niacin) between the years 1953 to 1960.  Some of the results of these studies are available in one of his (over 30) books he wrote called “Orthomolecular Treatment for Schizophrenia“.  Here’s a quote from that book: “”Acute” refersContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment for Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin): Six Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Studies”