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A notice in Grapevine helps this AA to connect with other members while on the road

I took a road trip on my motorcycle to Washington State for a week during Memorial Day in 2010. I had been planning this trip for a while and when I found a notice in the back of the Grapevine for an AA camp-out in Northern California in a town called Weaverville, it all started to come together. I am still very fanciful and have an active imaginary life, which is full of new adventures centered on having AA-related experiences. So far, I have had many in my eight years of sobriety. I attended the big conventions in Toronto and San Antonio and meetings in Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and South Dakota. People in AA told me that I would have a life beyond my wildest dreams and though they are not too wild anymore, it's been a promise that's come true for me!


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