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Jamie Celebrates 10 Years of Sobriety!

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha I love this quote. It sort of surprises me that I am coming up on ten years clean and still have to work … Continue reading

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Wedding Celebration

All the preparations were complete. The moment had arrived. As Jamie, Joyce, and Hannah stepped out of the limousine, I was overcome by a flood of emotions that had unknowingly been stored in my heart for quite some time. These … Continue reading

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You Can Make A Difference

On Tuesday July 24th, Joyce, Jamie and I were on the Schenectady Today program hosted by Ann Parillo. To gather my thoughts for the program I decided to re- read It Went Without Saying. I was aghast at the level … Continue reading

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Our Television Debut!

  We are very excited to make our television debut as guests of Schenectady Today, In And Around The Capital Region, hosted by Ann Parillo!  The show reaches over 400,000 families and we’re so happy to make that connection with … Continue reading

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The Beginning

excerpt from It Went Without Saying… JOYCE: On the day Jamie was born, I promised her I would protect her from the evils of the world.  I would be her shield from harm.  What I came to realize was that … Continue reading

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Jamie Celebrates 9 Years of Sobriety

“Every year around my anniver­sary of sobri­ety I get a little twitchy. I don’t know why this hap­pens, but I know that some­times even now, I feel like I don’t deserve what I have. This year, how­ever, was dif­fer­ent. I did not want to cel­e­brate at all. I am … Continue reading

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