Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Man with a Dog (and a Stick)

So my first meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous was Mother’s Day, 1997. There was a guy there who had 3 days sober. He slept on the picnic table beside the building, or on the deck behind it. When called on in … Continue reading

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A Man of Science

So I was at my Doctor — I don’t remember why — and I asked him what that damn thing on my lip is. It had just come up that day, but it seemed like I got one pretty much … Continue reading

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My friend Dan

My friend Dan killed a guy. Hit him with his car when he was drinking. He didn’t stop drinking after it happened, either. I love judging people. It’s what feeds my ego. If I can make myself out to be … Continue reading

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