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Slip Count (by Dr. "Frank)
I am a collector of alcoholic "slips." With monotonous, if sad, regularity the story is always the same, namely, a multitude of small "mole hill"...
A Happy New Year to All! (by The Editors)
ABOUT four months back from the time you read this, the Grapevine staff was in deep conference about what would appear on the center two pages--the '...
Caught in Hateland (by R. A. S.)
DURING my drinking years I was a general all-around expert on all subjects. Now I feel that my experience qualifies me as an expert on only two,...
Rationalization (by R. S.)
WHENEVER . I talk about anything in AA, I really am talking to myself more than to anyone else, but if you are interested in rationalization, join...
Just Let Someone Cross Me! (by C. G.)
WHEN I think I have my numerous character defects under control, when I feel I aim trustworthy, helpful, friendly, kind, cheerful, thrifty, brave,...
Come with Me to an AA Meeting Behind the Walls (by F. S.)
MANY PEOPLE have asked, "You mean you go into a prison to talk at AA meetings? What's it like? Do you ever get threatened? Aren't you afraid, being...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
From Erie, Pa., comes a letter to GSO that may teach us something about how not to use the AA World Directory--and how to work the Tenth Step. "To...
Inventory
AROUND THE TABLES, a relative newcomer was leading, and he said, "I don't know how to take the Fourth Step. I'd like to discuss it."
The Tenth Step (by J. M.)
IN GETTING an apartment ready for a new tenant, who also happened to be an AA and a real friend of mine, I "salvaged" three full gallon cans of paint...
Looking for the Positive Side
AROUND THE TABLES, there are those who, for some strange reason, not only don't count their chickens before they hatch, but refuse to count them...