From the March 2013 magazine.

April 2013: Dear Grapevine

Sobriety stir-fry

I start each day with a reading from Grapevine while sitting outside. Yesterday, my December issue got blown into the rain. After going to “great lengths” on my stovetop, it’s readable again! Thanks to the Grapevine staff for all you do.

La A., Catonsville, Md.

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