From the December 2019 magazine.

Dear Grapevine

AA sculpted me a body, limbs and head. Now this snowlady is 82.

Hope with a carrot nose
At 34 years old, cold and windswept by liquor, I blew through the doors of AA. I just wanted a little rest before the next gust blew me down life’s highway.

I tried to present as a winter wonderland. But the people in AA could see beneath the pain and spotted the potential for a magnificent “snowlady.” So, the assembly began…

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