Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sometimes Quickly Sometimes Slowly

37 years ago, when I first started payin’ attention to all the recovery jargon, I was sure one of the so-called “promises” had come true long before I ever drew a sober breath. And that promise was being relieved of … Continue reading

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My Reason My Purpse

It’s the end of the month and, like always, I’m 2 or 3 hundred short. Oh, I’ll work it out. I’ll pick up an extra gig or two. I’ll find something to sell or pawn. I have good friends and … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Opinions Expressed Ought Not Be Expressed

I drive 16 miles to pick up Joey and take him to school. I do this every school day. Sometimes, I’m runnin’ late but I make sure get him there by 8am. And since, on most days, I’m the guy … Continue reading

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Probably Always Will

I’m sitting at the morning meeting writing this post. The topic is “Being a Chameleon When Drinking.” All these folks around the table saying they never felt like they fit in with the folk around them. Well, I still don’t … Continue reading

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What She Doesn’t Know Can Only Help Him

Joey called me and said, “Pick me up at Ms. Nikki’s. Mom’s bein’ mean.” He was ready when I pulled up at the house. “What’s wrong with your mom,” I asked. “She mad coz I arranged for some one else … Continue reading

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No Interest In Your Penalty

Yesterday, I was at a gig and the bass player asked me to verify my social security number. It had to do with my 1099 tax info. The number was off by one number. I provided the correct digit and … Continue reading

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My Everything

I called my friend this mornin’. He had just returned from a short trip to Massachusetts. “How’s it goin’, man?” I said. ” How was the reunion? Glad to be back?” “Ecstatic, I tell you. I had a great time. … Continue reading

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