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Missing my Autistic clients during Autism Awareness Month

I quit working at Autism Service Center about five years ago after about 5 years of part-time service mainly to work more overtime at my current job.

Working with Autistic individuals was a great experience.  They are creative, innocent…

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We represent our companies

Last night a patient who is at the mental health hospital I work at told me he realized he had a problem and needed help. He came to us voluntarily. Last time he was there on mental hygiene. He came…

Aquaman is finally getting respect


Aquaman is surging through the ocean ready to attack the box office on December 21.  Already billed as the best superhero movie ever, Aquaman has ripped through China where it has already been released.  Gone is the feminine orange…

Officials against legalizing pot are holding West Virginia back

A symposium on legalizing marijuana held in West Virginia turned out to be mostly an one-sided ambush against those wanting marijuana legalized.  In fact they must be thinking pot smokers are smoking crack if they expect them to believe their…

Warning of the Mothman?


 

The Mothman, a huge seven-foot gray beast with ten foot wings and glowing red eyes, ran amok around Point Pleasant, West Virginia.  First seen on November 12, 1966 near Clendenin, West Virginia; there were over a hundred sightings…

UFOs: Are the aliens still amongst us?

Growing up in the 70s, it seemed like there were always reports of UFOs.  Every week or so some country boy seemed to be getting carted away to outer space to be anal probed.  Gradually they decreased until the 90s…

The War on Santa Claus


The picket signs  have not shown up at the North Pole yet and there are not crowds throwing snowballs at Santa's sleigh....but, give it time, it's not quite Christmas yet.  In recent years there has been a full blown…

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Inappropriate teacher-student relationships on the rise

It seems like just this week alone there was a huge surge of teachers engaging in inappropriate conduct with their students.  A female teacher and ex Miss Kentucky in Cross Lanes, West Virginia, about 45 minutes from me was charged…

Santa:"Christmas is for memories..not protesters"

With it being Christmas time, I called my old friend Santa Claus to see how he was holding up under the stress.  The jolly old dude is not getting any younger and his sugar  has been running high.

 

Death of my cousin...death of a rock superstar

My cousin Scott overdosed and died December 3, 2015.  His brother, Michael, died in 2007 of cardiomyopathy which was inflammation of the heart from extended drug use.

I had only met my cousins a couple of times.  They…