Monthly Archives: August 2010

Having the Conversation… with Your Teen

Talk to your children on a daily basis.  Find out what is going on in their lives, and most importantly, listen to them. Make a plan. Before you engage your teen in a conversation, you’ll need to prepare yourself. Go for a walk, sit where you can’t be disturbed, and think. Reflect on the facts […] Read the Rest…

Indebted ex-offenders: a volatile situation

This article is all over the place.  “Indebted ex-offenders: a volatile situation”.   This article and my quote is appearing everywhere and I am glad a subject like this is being addressed.  What is the answer you might ask?  How about, lets try keeping people out of prison.  Lets spend some money on programs like mine BEFORE […] Read the Rest…

Ex-offenders face big debt challenges after prison

I was called by a national publication and asked my thoughts on ex-cons and debt.  The article titled, Ex-offenders face big debt challenges after prison was about how criminals come out of prison and have a huge burden to cope with besides the regular stuff that makes reentering society so difficult.  I pay my restitution monthly […] Read the Rest…

Reality Check Radio – Labor Day Vacation

Taking a well deserved vacation, Larry’s Reality Check Radio show will NOT air on Saturday, September  4, 2010 – Labor Day Weekend. Beginning Saturday, September 11, 2010 The Reality Check Radio show will continue to stream worldwide on the Internet but have a new local home and time slot.  The show will air on  Saturdays’, 10am to […] Read the Rest…

Golf Outing 2010 Team Dragon Martial Arts Demo

Great Photo’s from the martial arts demo at our Third Annual Reality Check Program Golf Outing.  Team Dragon Martial Arts Studio did a huge demonstration with breaking blocks, swords, and the works.

Golf and Kids

I am watching the Barclay’s golf tournament and thinking about our golf outing last week.  What a true success.  It was a success for all the reasons we do it.  To show young people that there is more to life then drugs, crime, and having no future.  The future is these kids and we showed […] Read the Rest…

Folsom Prison Riot

Is this story really a surprise?  Folsom Prison Riot  I think we will see more and more of this.  Society needs to understand that as the economy goes, so does the prison system.  Sadly, a lot of people don’t care.  As Governor Huckabee said, “you would care if it was your family member”.  The reason […] Read the Rest…

Paris Hilton Arrested on Cocaine Charges

When I saw this on the news it really didn’t shock me.  She is a normal human being.  What this incident shows me is that everyone has problems.  It is how she handles this problem that will show me a lot.  Money can’t solve a drug problem.  It has to come from within.  I hope she […] Read the Rest…

Update on my Dad

Taking care of my Dad puts things in perspective.  You get to think about life up in the woods.  Watching deer and playing with my sister’s new puppy is so different from what I do everyday.  I love helping kids and people in general and I now understand why I do it.  Helping people comes […] Read the Rest…

Reality Check Foundation 2010 Golf Outing

Check Out Some Great Photo’s From The Event Great Photo’s from the martial arts demo by Team Dragon The Reality Check Foundation’s 3rd Annual Golf Outing was a huge success.  There were 65 kids and 25 mentors who participated in the golfing part of the day.  This year the foundation was blessed by a special […] Read the Rest…