Category Archives: travel

Milan

I spent two weeks in Italy when I was 7 months sober. I saw the Vatican, the Trevi fountain, the River Arno sitting green and still in Florence. I was nervous about traveling. I thought about geographics, about how as … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico

I missed the sunset in Esperanza, a beach town on the Caribbean side of Vieques, where it is supposed to be the most beautiful. I sat eating fish and chips and waiting for the sun to drop, but it was … Continue reading

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Palm Springs

Earlier this week, I went to a meeting in Palm Springs.  I woke up and walked outside and it was a cold morning. Dry. The winds were strong, or they weren’t, but I noticed them like I don’t in the … Continue reading

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New York again

I’m in New York again. I went to a meeting on my first full day here and was asked to speak. In AA, they pretty much tell you there is no other option than to say yes when this happens. … Continue reading

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D.C.

A short time ago, I went to a meeting in Washington D.C. I was glad to have found a meeting and my way to it so easily, and the people were genuine and welcoming. It was also the first meeting … Continue reading

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New York

Recently I took a trip to New York City. I went to a meeting in SoHo. I still haven’t decided if I should name the meetings I go to, or leave the names out to increase the chances for anonymity. … Continue reading

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