My father would have been . . . I don’t know how old today. Nearing 80 I guess. But he died at 33 from alcoholism. My first thoughts about this today are that 1) that’s part of what saved me by getting me to seek help so young and so early in my drinking and 2) if there are degrees of alcoholism, and if they are hereditary, I believe I inherited severe alcoholism. 187 more words
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Today Carole and I went shopping at an outlet mall. I came home with all of my money. This has nothing to do with AA except that it is an infinitesimal part of my feeling “different” like we all did, but I wear a size 5 shoe and they just don’t exist. 174 more words
As I mentioned in my last post, I have a new treasure that I picked up recently at my favorite used bookstore, Better Books and Bibles. 378 more words
I’m planning to be here a little more often.
My work partner Irene’s husband, Alek, died last night. He was 61. He’d been diagnosed with cancer in December, and was going through the treatments, and yesterday he felt so good they were going out to dinner and talking about when to make that Alaska cruise. 266 more words