Conquering Addiction

6 04 2021

It’s rare that I am the subject of a story, as I’m usually the one authoring it. But this is one such instance, and a story I feel compelled to share in hopes of potentially helping other current and former addicts. Written by fellow writer and veteran, Marguerite Cleveland for Northwest Military, this story details the struggles with opiate and heroin addiction that ended my military career and almost ruined my writing career as well. It’s a very personal story with a hopeful and happy ending. Click here to read the online version.





1859: Death and Rebirth on Vista Ridge

19 09 2017

Without a doubt, this is the most personal story I’ve written. My latest for 1859 details my heroin addiction. And how one hike in particular was the cornerstone to recovery. Click here to read it.

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