My First AA Meeting

I remember the weather was cold, but I don’t remember with precision what year it was; 2015 perhaps. Let’s go with 2015. The year is not as significant as the experience. I was, after all, reluctantly coaxed into my first AA meeting. The first and last AA Meeting I would attend for my recovery. IContinue reading “My First AA Meeting”

Broken Strings

This evening I was tuning my acoustic/electric guitar and had the strong anticipation to write and record some music. As I began to drop my tuning down from a standard to a much lower tone, my sixth string broke. If that’s happened to you, you know that emotion. Breaking a string takes you on anContinue reading “Broken Strings”

And Then There Was Silence

About fifteen years ago, my father and I went to our family property to cut down a tree for the Christmas holiday. There were adventures along the way that required us to lug that tree out with some toil, but we got it in the end. As memorable as that adventure was, the thing thatContinue reading “And Then There Was Silence”

S.L.I.P.

It is difficult to keep up on a blog during the holidays. But I had this cross my mind several times so I thought I would share it.  When an individual is in recovery they will often hear of the terms “slip” or “relapse.” I don’t think it necessary to delve deeply into the meaningContinue reading “S.L.I.P.”