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Happy Vacation--With a Few Safeguards
To continue the celebration of our Tenth Anniversary we asked a former editor to write an article for us (see page 12), and we are here reprinting a...
The Vagrant, The Professor, and The Laureate of Bohemia (by Anonymous)
WE were riding along a Greenwich Village thoroughfare one morning and saw a derelict in a doorway tossing off his morning drink. My boss gave vent to...
We're a Friendly Group-- (by Dewey S.)
WHEN I WAS QUITE NEW in AA and faced with the problem of choosing one of two groups as a home group, an older member suggested I should select the...
Pro and Con (by H. B.)
Brief comments and excerpts from letters containing opinions pro and/or con specific items (including the Grapevine itself) will appear in this...
Look Who's Conventional! (by Anon.)
ONE book on alcoholism says that many of us are "afraid of the herd instinct." I'll buy that, if it means that I resist being a joiner. During the...
AA Around the World (by G. R. M.)
The following letter was in answer to a questionnaire from G.S.O. sent to all registered loners asking how a loner stays sober. A report on the...
Far and Wide (by Tani)
EVERY country has, through time, evolved laws and customs peculiar to it which we call a way of life. In its commonly accepted sense this term has...
From the Grass Roots (by H. S.)
AT MY home group, I carry a small container marked "Grapevine--Nickels, Dimes, and Pennies." In three weeks' time I collected enough for a...
The Failure to Grow (by J. D.)
IN the group that I choose to call my home group. . .though I say that I belong to all AA groups everywhere. . .the fellows (and they're all fellows...
New Group in Africa (by H. H.)
News, comments and letters from and about AA's worldwide outposts and centers--gleaned from letters to the Grapevine and the General Service Office.