Category Archives: 12 Step Meetings

An essential part of many recovering alcoholics/addicts ongoing treatment.

Not Yet

Sometimes I forget I’m a lucky man. Forty  Years ago, I was closing in on The last days of my life. I can’t say I Prayed for death coz I had long since  Stopped all form of prayer but, I … Continue reading

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Mi Nombre Es..

Joey’s 13 and it takes him a while to wake up in the morning. He doesn’t want to talk when he climbs into the back seat of my car.  Well, it’s really my brother’s car. It’s black 2006 Mercury SUV. … Continue reading

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I’m Gettin’ There

It’s nice to have a room again.  A room that stays relatively comfortable during unbearably hot days.  A room I can walk into middle of the day and stretch out on the bed.  Two electric fans: one from the ceiling … Continue reading

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Good Thing I Don’t Believe In Freud

It’s raining hard this morning. Supposed to be this way all day. Just as well. Texted my friend last night. Wrote, “My brother’s such a chickenshit.” Then I sent it…to my brother. It was an accident. I walked from the … Continue reading

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Besides, He’s No Crazy Chester

I moved in with my brother.  I was officially homeless seven months.  I’m not counting the two months I basically lived in my car and paid Chester rent coz my stuff was still in my room at the house he … Continue reading

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And I Want To Live

I haven’t been writing much.  Oh, I’ve been composing songs.  Telling a Facebook story or two.  Nothing more. Lately, I haven’t felt like singing. I do it because it’s my job but there is no shower shoutin, no head bangin … Continue reading

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Weather PermittingĀ 

The grey clouds have been hanging plump and low in the sky since this morning.  Had to wait over 3 hours for the storm to hit.  Thunder, lightening, wind and rain.  A mother and daughter in Mississippi, trapped in their … Continue reading

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