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Candace Plattor

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Mar 21st, 2014
I just couldn’t let this story go by without writing about it again. The long and short of it is that the higher (no pun intended) authorities of the Portland Hotel Society (PHS) and several of their...
Feb 12th, 2014
Ah, Valentine's Day, the fantasy-filled holiday that comes right after we've managed to get ourselves through another year of Christmas and New Year's Eve! Have you ever wondered whose bright idea it...
Dec 30th, 2013
In the immortal words of John Lennon, another year is over and a new one’s just begun. Isn’t it interesting how we, as a society, agree that this is the time to give ourselves and our lives a...
Nov 18th, 2013
Unfortunately, Toronto’s mayor Rob Ford has become quite the laughingstock. He’s the guy people love to shoot down at the water cooler—and anyone who watches late night TV is aware that of the...
Oct 10th, 2013
This is a departure from my usual blog posts, but I wanted to let you know about a free Tele-Class that I am offering—so I’m sharing some information here. The Tele-Class is called Loving an Addict,...
Jul 9th, 2013
Last week I did something I rarely do anymore—I bought a People Magazine. I used to buy one faithfully, every week, pouring over it to see what was going on with the rich and beautiful who seemed to...
Jul 3rd, 2013
Almost 26 years ago, on July 18, 1987, I made the decision to stop my addiction and begin my recovery in earnest. MY STORY I started by going to daily meetings of both Narcotics Anonymous and...
Mar 18th, 2013
You always hear about people with addictions. But, what about their loved ones? For several years, I've been writing and speaking about the roller-coaster chaos they often experience while...
Jul 21st, 2012
I must admit, I am stymied. How could such a thing happen? How could somebody be so completely insane that he committed such a treacherous, deliberate, premeditated, totally horrendous act against...
Jul 20th, 2012
This morning I listened to Elton John’s interview with Matt Lauer on The Today Show. This amazingly brave man spoke candidly about how he “squandered” (his word) many years of his life by giving in...
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