Posts Tagged ‘help’

  It’s what we say about sobriety in the Alcoholics Anonymous program: “You’ve got to give it away to keep it.” Last month, as I was nearing my one-year anniversary of being sober, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to give away my sobriety. That is, I was able to share my strength, […]


I recently had a reader, who apparently is contemplating getting sober herself, ask me if my sobriety was as easy as I made it sound. Her takeaway from reading all of my posts was that it seemed pretty easy for me, and that I appeared to have a sense of humor about the whole thing. […]


Wow.

07Mar09

  En route to my high school reunion yesterday, I had an hour layover in Dallas-Ft. Worth. I got some lunch and then strolled around, camera in hand, snapping on the fly every now and then.  When it was getting close to boarding time, I started heading toward my gate.    Just in front of […]


My neighbor T. asked for my help last week. Her partner was away on a business trip, and in order to make two early morning appointments, she needed me to give their two kids a ride to school on Tuesday and Thursday. No problemo, I said. T. told me that when her partner learned T. […]


Thank God I’m not a radio host. I’d have incurred some hefty FAA fines tonight. After dinner, I completely lost it with my 11-year-old (a.k.a. Control Freak Jr.). She got frustrated while doing her homework and I got frustrated at her frustration. She started yelling and I started yelling about her yelling. She started charging […]