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First Newbie Doomer Post

So, while I’m slacking off and moving to another city, my girlfriend has decided to up and start her own blog! Check it out… Doom music gets a bad reputation. I included have judged them in the past to be headbanging Neanderthals who scream lyrics and just rock out to the … First Newbie Doomer […]

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Spaceslug – Leftovers

To be clear, I didn’t write this. Hope you don’t mind the share… The whole realm of heavy psych, heavy rock, or whatever it is you want to call it has really been experiencing a renaissance that started not even a … Spaceslug – Leftovers

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Trying to find my voice

The morning after the election of Donald J Trump remains one of the worst my worst mornings in recent times. The sheer level of anger I felt was frightening, both to myself and my partner who I was with at the time. The one constant image in my head was inspired by Michael Moore’s program […]

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Yob: Our Raw Heart

I have a diagnosis of PTSD. I don’t agree with the diagnosis, but I have had two highly skilled therapists confirm it.  The thing is, I’ve treated members of the armed services and first responders who had true, no kidding PTSD.  I feel that my diagnosis somehow belittles theirs, and for that reason and that […]

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About that recovery…

So, about this recovery thing… When I first started this blog a year ago, I was nearing the completion of my Masters in Addiction Studies.  I figured that a graduate degree, along with 24 years of long-term recovery qualified me to make some observations about recovery.  Most of my observations were pretty critical: the cult […]

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Doom Charts for October 2017

Originally posted on Doom Charts:
“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~ L. M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables) Autumn has begun, steadily building its strength for the annual reckoning of Summer.  October brings transition, in the color of trees, the chilled weather, a thickening wardrobe.  Samhain has come…

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Doom Charts for September 2017

Originally posted on Doom Charts:
“The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien (The Children of Húrin) It doesn’t matter where you wander, you always take you with you.  Change your name, change your clothes, change your city.  Broken, bent, torn, shattered, doomed… it all goes with you.  Remember though, so…

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