From the June 2011 magazine.

June 2011: Tim P.'s Travel Checklist

Tim P.’s Travel checklist

Here’s some due diligence that has proven successful for me:


  • Copy down the local intergroup phone number inside my travel-size Big Book and make sure it’s in my briefcase. I take prayer cards, literature and group lists and put them all in a discreet AA manila folder, also carried in my briefcase.
  • Let my groups know I’ll be on the road and maintain contact with my sponsor.
  • Visualize the trip and anticipate where triggers might be.
  • Make sure I’m not dependent on anyone for...

    -- Tim P.

    Saint Paul, Minnesota