This writing is not one of my, upbeat motivational writings. Neither is it a pretty story. This is a very personal disclosure shared in hopes that it might help some of you escape the hell that drugs and alcohol were to me. People that know me well, understand that I have had more than the normal share… More My personal hell of alcoholism and addiction
Much of my earlier speaking background was as a preacher. Another huge part of my background has been being a rough and tumble guy. And for sure these experiences will always be a part of me. They say you can take the dog out of the fight, but you can’t take the fight… More Slam is a little rough around the edges.
SLAM, I am! SLAM, I am! Sounds like a Doctor Seuss story doesn’t it??? Bear with me and I will explain. … More Slam, I am! I still AM!
Courage runs deep with me. It started with a wise father who lived that lesson himself. John W. Carter Sr. had GUTS. Real guts and he taught me. So this is a personal story about where GUTS comes from. You may find it interesting and helpful to you. So, read on. I remember when… More A tough man who was good, And A good man who was tough!
Slam’s Hot Stuff – 2014 This year’s version has a south American twist, with a good size bunch of fresh salsa, 1/2 clove of garlic, 1/2 teaspoon lime and fresh spring onion sprigs in every jar. Along with the salsa mix, garlic and diced tomatoes with habanero bits in the pickling sauce. This year’s version… More Slam’s Hot Stuff – 2014
Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. Those of you who have followed my BEAM (blog) for some time, probably thought I have forgotten the GUTS acrostic series. No worries. I am up to 82 and there are plenty more to share with you. The reason for my delay in releasing them is… More G.U.T.S. #38 – Gristle Untenderizes The Steak
Dear Guts is the key reader. Sometimes I revisit topics, I have written on in the past, because they are worthy of review and emphasis. This is one of those topics. In your personal and professional life; a regular tune-up on the importance of this subject will do you good! DETERMINATION. ———————————————-… More NOT SO SECRET FORMULA TO SUCCESS – 2