Resentment (Podcast Transcript)

Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland.   This is episode #42, and it’s titled, “Resentment.”   So, what is a resentment? Well, Merriam Webster defines it as: a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury. And according to […]

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Alcohol, Drugs, and Transcendence (Podcast Transcript)

Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland.   This is episode #41, it’s titled, “Alcohol, Drugs, and Transcendence.”   As some of you may know, I currently purchased a new home that I had renovated. I was fortunate enough to have good friends who let me stay at their […]

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On the Outside Looking In (Podcast Transcript)

Hello Everyone, I’m Carl Vreeland and this is the podcast “Close to the Bone.”   This is episode #40, it’s called, “On the Outside Looking In.”   As a young boy in elementary school, I watched my school mates studying at their desks, raising their hands in class, receiving good grades, smiling, joking, and laughing. […]

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Depression (Podcast Transcript)

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland, your host.   This is episode #28, entitled, Depression   I listened to a radio program on depression about week or two ago, and the guest was talking about himself and a few others he interviewed who overcame depression. They spoke about […]

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The Truth About Alcohol and Drugs

Countless lives are destroyed every day due to alcoholism and drug addiction. The emotional damage and heartbreak brought about by addiction is beyond measure. Families are torn apart and broken, and careers are ruined over alcohol and drug abuse. Moreover, statistics have shown a strong correlation between alcohol and crime. The percentages of violent crimes […]

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Nostalgia and Sentimentality (Podcast Transcript)

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. This is episode #25, entitled, Nostalgia and Sentimentality.   Life is in the now, nostalgia is not. Before I continue, let me read three definitions of nostalgia provided by Merriam-Webster:   pleasure or sadness that is caused by remembering something from the […]

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I Don’t Give a F*ck (Podcast Transcript) {Explicit}

Hello Everyone, this is the podcast, Close to the Bone. I’m your host, Carl Vreeland.   One quick warning before I begin. I will be using, although sparingly, profanity in this episode. After some thought, I decided it was necessary and honest for me to do so. OK. . . .   This is episode […]

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Business is Business (Podcast Transcript)

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland, your host.   If you enjoy listening to this podcast, a great way to support it is to leave a review. It helps to support the podcast greatly.   This is episode #22, entitled, Business is Business.   I worked for over […]

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