Hip Sobriety posted on social media a list of things she does not do anymore. I wanted to make one too although it turned out harder than I thought to put this together, because there are a million fucked up things I still do like berate myself for not being able to make a list.… Continue reading Day 321
Last weekend I had plans to escape the desert heat and head for high ground, I mean the north woods. Wisconsin is a stunningly beautiful midwestern state. Full of wildlife, and trees, and lakes, and we saw a bear! Life slows down in the north woods. The sun rises slower and the moon takes it’s… Continue reading Day 318
It’s the Fourth of July and I remember so very clearly what last fourth of july was like. I was getting to the end of my drinking, but I wouldn’t know that for sure for another month. I was already drinking when we took this picture. Around 2pm I knew I was on the road… Continue reading Day 306
After dropping my kid off at his guitar lessons I was driving on to Starbucks to get some work done and NPR had a story on about beer. How beer is in ALL of American history. For some reason I got angry. I was angry that I would never be able to drink a beer… Continue reading Day 305
After my last post showing all of my drinks blocking my view I got frustrated by how many restaurants only feature cocktails and nothing non-alcoholic. That’s really cheating. You can throw most anything together and call it a cocktail but non-boozy? Make me that! Iz and I are really good at brainstorming and he is… Continue reading Day 304
Before: After: Not bad, huh? I think I’m going to like this new life of mine. We are in the last 65 days of this 365 days of sobriety. The final countdown (go ahead and sing a little Europe) but we’ll soon be starting our counting up.
Life has been busy, and I haven’t taken the time to come here and update, so here I am updating with not much to say. Summer in the desert is pretty magical. Yes, it’s hot. We have an expected high of 120ºF today. I think of it like a snow day. You walk outside and… Continue reading Day 292