My company, Suntra Modern Recovery, was born out of the trauma that I experienced on Sept 11, 2001.
It was the kind of day pilots love most. Fall flying, in general, is really enjoyable. Airplanes perform better in cool air, the engines rev up faster, takeoff rolls are shorter, planes leap into climb with lighter touches, and they climb faster. With the humidity and turbulence of the summer behind us, September 11th was a beautiful morning to go flying.
I vividly remember preparing my aircraft for take-off that morning. I remember walking around the plane in the crisp early morning air. Walk-arounds are a safety routine that pilots perform before every flight to make sure that no external damage has occurred. It is an awesome privilege to be on the ground so close to such an amazing machine. I took some extra time to enjoy my walk-around that morning in the beautiful weather. After ensuring that the aircraft was safe, I returned to the flight deck to have a cup of coffee and prepare the aircraft for departure...More Of Adam's Story
I adore food: the aromas, the textures, the artistry of a skillfully prepared meal. And, of course, I love the tastes. There is nothing that warms my heart more than preparing a meal made with love, like homemade tagliatelle with brown butter, wild mushrooms and fried sage, and plenty of crusty Pugliese bread for mopping.
It reminds me of home.
I developed a passion for food in my mom's kitchen, and my love of cooking and hospitality came very close behind. I loved to help my mother prepare the family dinners, giving hints and tips from what I was learning watching Julia Child or the Galloping Gourmet on T.V., and devouring any cookbooks that I could get my hands on. I took my self-appointed role of family sous-chef very seriously and helped my mom with grocery shopping and menu planning...More of John's Story
(1) National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) - 2020 - https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/2020-nsduh-annual-national-report
(2) Pew Research Center - https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/10/26/nearly-half-of-americans-have-a-family-member-or-close-friend-whos-been-addicted-to-drugs/
(3) Human Intervention Motivational Study - https://himsprogram.com/monitoring/
(4) National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) - 2020 - https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/2020-nsduh-annual-national-report
Dr. Neptune participated in a zoom panel with Matthew Holt at the Health Care Blog with: Mike Magee, Vince Kuraitis, Lygeia Ricciardi, Jessica DaMassa, and Casey Quinlan.