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Google Doesn’t KNOW Me at All…

Google Doesn’t KNOW Me at All…

  Feeling full of yourself this morning? Feeling important and at the top of your game? I was yesterday when I met with the technical guys who are moving my blog and helping me make it more user friendly and attractive. After all, I’ve been writing Waking Up the Ghost for a while now, I have […]

Alcoholism and Authors

Alcoholism and Authors

It’s not difficult to list drunken authors. In fact it makes a good party game. There are countless examples of the inextricable link between creative (sometimes brilliant) writing and booze. Jack Kerouac said, “As I grew older I became a drunk. Why? Because I like ecstasy of the mind…” These critical, analytical days the quote sounds arrogant and […]

Three Things I Thought I’d Never Say…

 1.  The water on the windward side of an island in The Bahamas is grey. Looking at this photo of Current Island, one might think this is a cold place. Instead we carry wash cloths to blot the sweat running down our faces. 2. I addressed the congregation of the Current Settlement Methodist Church.  Did too. […]

I’m Not Just an Ex-Drunk

Sometimes I think HUMOROUS EX-BOOZER will be my epitaph. This is a sobriety blog, and my primary focus is helping those who suffer from alcohol addiction, but I have started thinking lately about the other things I am.  The other things I do. I am not quite as consumed by NOT DRINKING as I was six months […]