Posts Tagged ‘party’

People can be really funny when they’re drunk. They can also be obnoxious, annoying, morose, belligerent and dangerous. Just to name a few descriptors. When I drank, any number of moods or personas could emerge. I think I typically vacillated between maudlin moper and make-out artist. Although I couldn’t tell you for sure, as I […]


I just “stumbled” across this short film while perusing my Twitterfeed. I’m sure there are folks who may be offended, and I’m sorry if they are. I know portraying a baby with alcohol isn’t politically correct, but damn if this video isn’t laugh-out-loud funny. I’ve been chuckling in my cube all morning – and forwarding […]


I experienced some of what a friend calls “personal turbulence” about two weeks ago. Well, maybe it was a bit more than turbulence, but I’ll call it that for now. Immediately after it happened, I was in shock. I trembled. I felt nauseous. I felt cold. And I had an extreme attack of dry mouth. […]


It’s been two months since Diane Schuler drove the wrong way on New York’s Taconic State Parkway and the resulting crash killed Schuler and seven others, including her two-year-old daughter and her two young nieces. When the news broke a few days later that Schuler’s autopsy had revealed large amounts of both alcohol and marijuana […]


…before I ended up with one of these in my Christmas stocking. File under: “Really? Really?”


This afternoon, I’m heading back East to reunite with my college girlfriends for a football weekend. When I mentioned this in my home meeting this week, a friend suggested I attend an AA meeting while in Virginia. I’m embarrassed to say that I hadn’t even considered that. In spite of the fact that football games […]


Back in the day, I could always muster up a reason to drink: Because something bad happened at work. Because something good happened at work. Because it was a beautiful spring/summer/fall/winter evening. Because the kids were acting up and I needed to take the edge off. Because I was at a party with strangers. Because […]