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Pro and Con (by F. A. R.)
Brief comments end excerpts from letters containing opinions pro and/or con specific items (including the Grapevine itself) will appear in this...
Short Snorts
The speaker waxed eloquent. Carried away by his own oratory, he closed his eyes and talked for fifty-eight minutes. Concluding his story, he opened...
AA Around the World (by Jack S.)
Dear Jane, In Anita's circular letter of May she mentioned the disappointment felt by all of you at the fact that more letters were not received from...
Short Snorts (by T. G.)
The doctor had finished the examination and was ready to give his professional advice. "Quit smoking and drinking," he said, "go to bed early every...
No Case Is Hopeless (by Dave H.)
ONE Friday night I received a phone call from one of the padres in my area. He asked me to call on a young fellow in his parish who had not drawn a...
Sobriety or Sudden Death (by E.)
JULY, 1948. I was a cringing shattered man with death close to me as I lay on the kitchen floor of my deserted farmhouse. My wife had gone, taking...
The Anecdote Bin
Dedicated to the lighter side of our common problem, The Anecdote Bin will contain bits and pieces as they accumulate. If you have a favorite story...
The Anecdote Bin
Dedicated to the lighter side of our common proble, The Anecdote Bin will contain bits and pieces as they accumulate. If you have a favorite story or...
One Cold Night in March (by Chris M.)
I'm turning it over." "What?" "I'm turning it over." "Turning what over?" "You know, e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g." "Okay. But wait a minute. Turning it over...
I Want the Stamped Hand of AA Always to Be There (by Cippi M.)
Have you ever chaired a meeting at a hospital or have you ever spoken at a correctional facility?