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Magical Thinking

Dear Vinny,

People say we define ourselves by the company we keep. If that’s the case, I’m getting a close-up view of you based on what your friends say. 867 more words

Still Powerless

After a night last night of wendys and diet coke, I realized these guys care and actually want to be around me .Thats the first time I can say someone want to be around me.  128 more words


Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

Title: Far from the Tree
Author: Robin Benway
Pages: 374
Year: 2017
Publisher: HarperTeen
Time taken to read: 1 week, 4 days
Rating: 3/5

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Book Review

Calamari Fritters

I look back at those first few days of treatment scuffing the toes of my shoes against the warm red brick of the garden wall and watching the sultry sun of August settle on next door’s yellow roses, and it feels like another life – a Polaroid photograph or dream snippet half-remembered over morning coffee or an illustration in a novel from a character’s life, not mine. 774 more words


Lessons in milestones...

As a newly admitted alcoholic, I face tests and pass milestones every single day.  Some are big, some little.  Simply counting the days is a milestone. 735 more words

BG Daily Post -- Mar 18, 2018

March 18 — Eye Opener (1950)

Nothing in life is obtained except by pain and toil. This is sad news to us alcoholics who have shunned both like smallpox most of our lives.

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