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Welcome to AA - The Way Life Should Be
The principals of AA and the love and humor of the fellowship gave this member a life second to none
"It is due only to the principles of the AA program and the love and humor of the fellowship that I've come to agree with that sign."
"You're not really going to a meeting tonight, are you?" My wife knew I'd been working hard and sleeping badly for a week. Townies called the mid-March Maine snowstorm still in progress "mushy rain." About six inches of the stuff lay across my driveway, with more on the way. But I'd agreed the week before to fill in for the set-up guy, who was out of town. "Only a few guys are going to show up," my wife warned, "all of them with four-wheel drive. You could stay home and get some rest. Nobody would care."
She was almost right about the four-wheelers, but wrong on the second account....
Meeting in God's Place
A group in Laramie, Wyoming move their meeting to the home of an ailing member
The Road Home
The AA promises, hanging on a wall across from his Al-anon meeting, led him to the program
The Bonfire Meeting, Rain or Shine
A season of summer thunderstorms threatens to disrupt this meeting, but a few AAs keep it going
The Twelve and Twelve at Noon
At lunchtime meetings, a member learns through the Twelve Steps to experience a sober circle of life