Posts Tagged ‘trip’

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 […]


Back in my drinking days, I used to dread the end of a dining-out evening, when it came time to tally the bill and I’d have to pay the piper because of my (un)healthy appetite for alcohol. All those martinis and glasses of vino really added up. So what’s a gal in recovery to do […]


Thunderstorms. Canceled flights. Wildly incorrect flight notifications. Lost luggage. The travel gods were against me last Thursday, as I attempted to fly to Virginia for a reunion and football weekend with my college girlfriends. It began as I sat on the tarmac for three hours at my home airport, while the pilot waited for clearance […]


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 […]


Fear of crashing, really. Or is it fear of losing control? Or just fear of turbulence? Whatever it is, I don’t like flying. There was a time in my career when I flew a lot for work, and I hated it. I especially despised morning flights to meetings, which meant I couldn’t soothe my nerves […]


A much-needed break. A four-day-weekend. A little R&R. Time to decompress. Chillaxin.’ Call it what you will, the concept of “vacation” never existed in my mind without the accompanying concept of “drinking.” Whether it was a tropical getaway replete with piƱa coladas or a girls’ trip to NYC for a wealth of wining and dining, […]


Before I left for my high school reunion two weeks ago, I wrote a post about the trip and my formative years, and how integral drinking had been to my high school experience. And while I had no worries about staying sober during my visit to the past, I wasn’t sure what sorts of emotions […]