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Author: Marilyn

I haven’t memorized the Serenity prayer yet…

   My first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting was intimidating. The meeting place looked like a miniature Cracker Barrel restaurant, with rocking chairs on the veranda, and live oaks providing dappled shade.  The parking lot was filled like Costco on payday with everything from shiny Black Mercedes to beater pick-up trucks.  A Heinz variety of drunks.I sat […]

Release the Kraken!!!

Release the Kraken!!!

     I have to be honest.  This picture makes me salivate like Pavlov’s pups…  Do you like the way that beam of light is gleaming where the glass bows at the bottom?  It’s like God has pointed his finger.     White wine is my elixir of choice, and I could fill a small town water tower with […]

My most regrettable decisions…

My most regrettable decisions…

…have always been made after ten o’clock at night and after two bottles of wine.  I bought Fiona online at midnight, from a breeder in Tulsa, when I was drunk.  My daughter Lauren had just graduated from college.  I had just sold my house in the Bahamas, and for the first time in my adult […]

Have you seen the movie The Wolf of Wallstreet?

Have you seen the movie The Wolf of Wallstreet?

There is a great scene in the movie, where the Belfort character is sitting by the pool, fresh as a daisy, and his buddy asks him how his sobriety is going.  He answers, “Fucking sucks.  It’s so boring I wanna’ kill myself…” That, my friends, is the crux of the matter. Although the ghastly, inebriated […]