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From the Vintage Years (by The Grapevine Staff)
MEMO TO ALL JUNE SUBSCRIBERS: [from the May 1945 Grapevine] With this issue, The Grapevine has completed its first year of publication. The 165 of...
From the Vintage Years
(Reprinted from the June 1945 Grapevine) ANYONE WHO TRIED TO IMPRESS a drinking alcoholic with the approach, "You can't have your cake and eat it,...
From the Vintage Years
WITH THE JULY 1945 ISSUE the Grapevine celebrated its first year of publication. In an article written especially for the occasion, Bill writes: The...
From the Vintage Years (by Roy S.)
(Reprinted from the August 1945 Grapevine) INCLUDED IN HIS Essays of Elia is a piece by Charles Lamb (1775-1834) entitled, "Confessions of a Drunkard...
From the Vintage Years
(Reprinted from the August 1945 Grapevine) THE MAILMAN today gave forth with a couple of those "Having wonderful time, wish you were here" postcards...
From the Vintage Years (by D. F. M., Sgt.)
(From the Sept. '45 Grapevine) IN the July 1945 issue we published a letter from an AA, a sergeant of Marines in the Pacific, with whom we have since...
From the Vintage Years (by C. C.)
(Reprinted from the September 1945 Grapevine) "REALLY, Pvt. C., I don't know what to do about you!" said the Commanding Officer with a perplexed...
The Shape of Things to Come (by Bill)
In the book Alcoholics Anonymous there is a chapter called "A Vision for You". Wandering through it recently, my eye was caught by this startling...
The Fundamentals--In Retrospect (by Dr. Bob)
THE feeling one belongs to and has a definite personal part in the work of a growing and spiritually prospering organization for the release of the...
Lois Looks Back On Early Days With Bill (by Lois W.)
AS the wife of an early AA, some of our experiences and my reactions to my husband's changed life may be interesting to other wives. Bill was an...