Monthly Archives: May 2012

Defects of Character

My disease pervades every aspect of my life. I believe those people who think/claim their “Alcoholism” is about drinking fermented and distilled beverages are merely setting a trap for themselves. I call my disease “Alcoholism” because I found the solution … Continue reading

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The King of Cartography, and Other Characters

The day before I wrote the last piece, I had written this. I guess I just had something inside I needed to get out. A couple of months later my (then future, now ex-) wife came down to Florida. I … Continue reading

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My Promise

I don’t pick up medallions. For my years and stuff. Haven’t since my 4 year anniversary. Something changed after that. I’m not as impressed with years of sobriety as I am with something else. As I look back I remember … Continue reading

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