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Re-creation of Personality Possible Through Training (by R. F. S.)
No vocalism is more loosely used or so frequently corrupted and debased as the symbol which stands as one of the key words in the glossary of...
Birthday Greetings (by J.J.C.)
Today I am one year old. Twelve months ago I was introduced to 12 Steps. Many things have happened in this brief period of time. World War II has...
An Ex-secretary Pleads for Anonymity (by R.E.)
(The following letter is printed in the hope that it will draw attention to the good reasons for anonymity in all public dealings, to avoid undue...
How to Face a Cocktail Party (by Hugh B.)
Can you face attending a cocktail party without getting the quiggley-wigglies and nervous nip-ups? Wouldn't you much rather duck them and your old...
Time on Your Hands
When May Day comes, the old summer solstice isn't far off. The outdoors beckons as of yore, and there's no reason why A.A.s shouldn't stretch their...
Slips Laid to Lack of Faith (by J. L. N.)
Confined to bed with a prolonged illness, I have had ample time to dwell on the problem of "slips." Through a process of elimination I have arrived...
Urges Policy Be Clarified for Newcomers (by Tom K.)
I have read with more than passing interest the lead article in the March Grapevine, Our Anonymity Is Both Inspiration and Safety by Bill. It has...
Growing Pains Here and Abroad
The founding of a new group of Alcoholics Anonymous is considerably more difficult and complicated than opening up a new roadside hot dog stand.
Another Plea for Keeping Our Anonymity (by D. Y.)
Headed by Bill's observations on anonymity, I have noticed several other articles in The Grapevine in recent editions treating upon the same subject...
Slip Clinic (by L. C.)
The time to give earnest consideration to "slips" is before they happen! It is little use going back for one's umbrella after the storm breaks....