Tag Archives: Al-Anon

In An Alcoholic Home

Both my parents were drinkers, and not of the modest variety. My father died of cirrhosis of the liver at forty, while my mother, with ice tinkling in her glass, terrorized everyone and everything in her path. Even the goldfish … Continue reading

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Why They Call It Recovery

The proper definition of recovery is…a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength which says it in a nutshell. I often allude to 12 Step programs…borrowing slogans, chanting their rhetoric mainly because it’s helped me so. I … Continue reading

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How Bout Those Choppers

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There’s a woman who reads at the library who’s eighty-five if she’s day. You’re always  alerted to her arrival because the reading room doors suddenly swing open like she’s entering a saloon. Despite a walker, she is admirably ambulatory and … Continue reading

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