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Positive Alternatives

Thanks for listening to my podcast - Positive Alternatives. It's a very personal project with messages that I hope hit home to my listeners. Please feel free to comment on any episode and I promise to monitor regularly and respond in kind.

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Jul 31, 2019

Positive Alternatives 5 Minute Thoughts - The Homeowners Association where I live ordered the basketball hoop to come down so down it came. What also came down is the kids outside playing and the energy in our neighborhood that their activity brought. We have been lessened by that short sighted decision. I also...


Jul 26, 2019

In this episode I share some of the actual comments I recorded from last week's Naperville City Council discussion on whether or not to sell recreational marijuana in their city. The discussion was open to the public and open to any and all comments. Most of those who showed up opposed the sale of recreational...


Jul 24, 2019

DUI Court is not as busy these days. I've noticed this trend for the past year. I am left to surmise that perhaps ride-sharing businesses are having an impact. A very positive impact. We all benefit from the safer highways and byways.


Jul 19, 2019

Outside my door and around the corner there are many, many places to buy alcohol. Grocery stores, gas stations, and numerous restaurants. Alcohol is entrenched in our psyche as normalized. On the discussion of whether or not to allow two businesses to sell recreational weed to adults, suddenly; family values prevailed...


Jul 17, 2019

Positive Alternatives 5 Minute Thoughts - Don't close your mind to opposing opinions. The tricky part of growing your position is when you don't allow yourself to listen to people who just might have something to teach you. If you shut your mind to the possibility, you truly will never know what you might...