Tag Archives: sobriety

Lessons to apply over the next 60 years

I’m rounding the corner to my 60th birthday.  That doesn’t seem as crazy old as it should.  For the most part, I feel good and can do more than I could do when I was 40 and still drinking like … Continue reading

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Center of the universe

If I say, “I am not the center of the Universe” at an AA meeting, there will be a chorus of “No.  I am!” and lots of chuckles.   I don’t know if normies consider that good things happen because the … Continue reading

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My Independence Day is July 7, 1998

July 7, 1998 is the first day I walked in to the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous.   I stayed. The life that I’ve had over the past 14 years has been rich in living.  I had stopped doing much living in … Continue reading

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Baby sock roses

Bob’s daughter is having a baby girl in October.  Not only will she probably be a Libra, she’ll be born in the year of the Dragon.  That mixes two horoscopic signs, Greek and Chinese, if you are a follower of … Continue reading

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Hope is the thing…

Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all.”  (Emily Dickinson) I am one of three girls in my family, the middle one.  Every morning during Lent … Continue reading

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Ends vs. Means

Since I started blogging, I found that the topic well can run dry if you try to blog several times a week.  When that happens, I check out blog topic generators.  WordPress, the blog site I use, has a daily … Continue reading

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