Chronicles of Where-Are-Ya?

I've neglected this blog; admittedly, somewhat on purpose.  Yes, that's a lame cop-out statement but the "somewhat" applies to the 8 months or so I was slinging sandwiches in a MTO* kitchen inside one of those fabulous gas stations known for their high-end cuisine.  It's critical to mention this was the most poorly operated kitchen … Continue reading Chronicles of Where-Are-Ya?

How to Save the Steppers (Outreach Goals)

You've likely heard these terms before: Steppers, Non-Steppers, Ex-Steppers, 13 Steppers, Pro-AA, and Anti-AA.  Each of these terms are divisive between only 2 worlds:  The world of AA and those opposed to AA.  What about everyone else?  How do we educate the rest of the world fighting to end addiction about the problems in Alcoholics … Continue reading How to Save the Steppers (Outreach Goals)

I’m Deathly Allergic to AA

I am Deathly Allergic to AA Lately I am remembering the perks of being in Alcoholics Anonymous.  I was applauded for putting myself down and making critical comments about my poor decisions, which makes sharing at AA meetings eerily similar to stand-up comedy.As Al Franken, former comedian and U.S. Senator stated after the death of … Continue reading I’m Deathly Allergic to AA

A Slap in the Face

*This is from a blog I wrote in 2012, i am reprinting it here today.  I wrote this a month after leaving 12 step rehab--- feeling a bit shaken, but not stirred. * A Slap In The Face Evidently, it doesn't seem to matter to drug and alcohol counselors that Alcoholics Anonymous virtually ignores … Continue reading A Slap in the Face