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Letter of truth to my Daughter in Prison
3:30 AM Friday morning
Got a notice from Corrilinks that Daughter is back in the Federal Prison system as of 1:48 this morning.
I woke up at 2 AM and checked my email.

At one time my daughter had thirteen years of continuous sobriety.

Mother and Daughter
Addiction is a Family Disease

Then a rocky marriage coupled with rage seemed to derail her progress.
Next, she started drinking.
In addition to her anger, a new level of compulsive behaviors began to occur.

Progression of Addiction
Maybe she was taking a drug; maybe she was entering menopause.
The diagnosis had been borderline personality disorder.
A severe personality disorder equally important was the ongoing fact that she had not been good at self-care.
a. Often Moving houses
b. Losing health insurance
c. Changing jobs
d. Non-compliance with Doctor orders
e. Difficulty maintain medication supply

After the drinking relapse and the ensuing divorce, the addiction continued to progress.

This daughter has spent the past three years locked up in a ‘Club Fed‘ near San Francisco, California.
Twice she’s been released to a halfway house.
Then readmitted to a federal lockdown drug program in-between the two halfway house stays.
My daughter has only been able to maintain for about two weeks anytime she has had a pass or daytime work release to a job,
The lies are plentiful and not even very carefully constructed.
The details aren’t as important to me as they once were.

Now daughter has violated parole.
The next two years of her remaining parole time will be spent back in the Federal Prison.
It’s about drugs, alcohol, and mental illness.

Daughter in Prison None of my Business

Corrilinks is the Federal prison email system.

I sent her my morning pages.
Julia Camaron wrote The Artist Way

What else is there to say?
Daughter being back in prison is not my business.
Self-care is my job.
Sharing my experience, strength, and hope is my responsibility.

12-step carrying the Message of Hope in Recovery
Ok Sweetheart,

My love stays with you.
God is within you.
You are a part of everything in the universe.
You are special, and these life experiences are a part of your Divine appointments.

God’s will is what’s happening, while we are trying to figure out what to do next.

I’ll share my 12-step work of today with you now.
Releasing Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors
Sending daughter my morning pages is the most appropriate thing I can think of as a response.

I talk about what I do to work my program and manage my obsessive compulsive personality.

In the most peaceful ways, I can think of as I collect information from people who care about me.
I research written and recorded recovery & spiritual information daily.

Daughter, You are an intelligent, mature women, a perfect child of God.
Nothing to be healed only perfection your needs to be revealed.

When the task ahead sounds daunting.
Deny Rudderless-ness
Affirm All of my answers are within.
Experiencing Failure is not being a Failure
My understanding of failure is to not make it this time, in this way.

Staying clear-headed, decisions based on proof rather than emotional reactions equals progress.
Even if you experience hell on earth, it’s only temporary.

Eternal Life
On and on and on.
Highwayman – song about reincarnation & eternal life
[Willie Nelson:] [Kris Kristofferson:] Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash
I was a highwayman
Along the coach roads, I did ride
With sword and pistol by my side
Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade
Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade

The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five
But I am still alive

[Kris Kristofferson:]
I was a sailor
I was born upon the tide
And with the sea, I did abide
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico
I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow
And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed
But I am living still

[Waylon Jennings:]
I was a dam builder
Across the river deep and wide
Where steel and water did collide
A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado
I slipped and fell into the wet concrete below
They buried me in that great tomb that knows no sound

But I am still around
I’ll always be around, and around and around and around and around…

[Johnny Cash:]
I’ll fly a starship
Across the Universe divide
And when I reach the other side
I’ll find a place to rest my spirit if I can

Perhaps I may become a highwayman again
Or I may simply be a single drop of rain
But I will remain

And I’ll be back again, and again and again and again and again…

Letter of truth to my Daughter in Prison
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Staying clear-headed, decisions based on proof rather than emotional reactions equals progress.
Even if you experience hell on earth, it’s only temporary.

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I sleep in increments. When I am awake in bed, I get up and do stuff. When I'm sleepy I snuggle down.  
I do some great sleeping. I love to create and write in the wee hours when the house is quiet. 
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Successful Retirement Tips
1. Don’t feel guilty about saying no to requests. Your time, talent and treasure are valuable resources.
 
2. Don’t over-plan. Be flexible enough to take advantage of serendipitous opportunities.
 
3. Laugh often, robustly and unapologetically, even about yourself. Humor and laughter offer documented health benefits.
 
4. Don’t worry about tomorrow, it will take care of itself. Instead, slow down to relish the present moment as the gift it is.
 
5. Be thankful for what you have, who you are and who you’re yet capable of becoming. The true fountain of youth is an attitude of gratitude.

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Good, Great weather. Didn't love those 2 hot days we had, but now it's so lovely again.
California​ my home sweet home.
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What is the world's oldest computer?  
Ancient Greek analog computer and orrery used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendrical and astrological purposes, as well as a four-year cycle of athletic games that was similar.
Where was it found?  at the bottom of the ocean
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The worlds oldest computer
The Antikythera mechanism (/ˌæntᵻkᵻˈθiːrə/ ANT-i-ki-THEER-ə or /ˌæntᵻˈkɪθərə/ ANT-i-KITH-ə-rə) is an ancient Greek analog computer and orrery used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendrical and astrological purposes, as well as a four-year cycle of athletic games that was similar, but not identical ...
Antikythera mechanism - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism

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Room for Rent
Clean and Sober Loriann
Interviewing very stable, employed,
long-term established program friends, Wanting a non-smoker. (maybe occasional outdoor vaping)
A person who would love living in a quiet, respectful life with us in our San Juan Capistrano home.
There are 4 of us who have lived together for some years. We have room for one more.
Each of us has autonomy in our own rooms. $800 a month + plus last week deposit.
call or text 949-413-4109 — with Bill Winston at Mission San Juan Capistrano.
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Room for Rent Clean and Sober Loriann Interviewing very stable, employed, long-term established program friends, Wanting a non-smoker. (maybe occasional outdoor vaping) A person who would love living in a quiet, respectful life with us in our San Juan Capistrano home. There are 4 of us who have lived together for some years. We have room for one more. Each of us has autonomy in our own rooms. $800 a month + plus last week deposit. call or text 949-413-4109 — with Bill Winston at Mission San Juan Capistrano.
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