TURNING POINTS—Riding and Rallying for Recovery

  This Saturday morning, motorcycle riders will gather for the third year in a row at the parking lot at Fisher Engineering in Rockland, Maine. Together, they’ll ride to Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and its appealing craggy shoreline with views of the blue, blue ocean. The lighthouse will provide the ride’s turning point.       … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—Riding and Rallying for Recovery

TURNING POINTS—Thanks Should Be Given Daily, But Posts Can Be Shared Less Frequently

Stigmas can change, as last week’s post suggested. I’ve seen that happen since I walked in the doors of a community college as a freshman, since I walked out of the same college’s doors after 38 years of counseling and teaching, and since the publication of a book that sings the praises of nontraditional students … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—Thanks Should Be Given Daily, But Posts Can Be Shared Less Frequently

TURNING POINTS—From Rucks And Scrums To Ballads And Two-Steps

About 9:30 on Friday evening, drummer/friend Jerry Howard and my other band-mates will start banging out the intro to “Do That Thing,” and I’ll jump in with the vocal to kick off another night of dance music at Philadelphia’s Mermaid Inn. It’ll be the most fun we’ve had in months. And it’s something I wouldn’t … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—From Rucks And Scrums To Ballads And Two-Steps

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