At Wit’s End
The bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve time travelers here.”
A time traveler walks into a bar.
After joining AA, I gained quite a bit of weight. A friend told me it was because I didn’t get as much exercise as I used to.
“But I never exercised while I was drinking,” I protested.
“Sure, you did,” he countered. “The exercise program you were on had a number of routines: hitting the bottle, bending the rules, stretching the truth, running into trouble, jumping to conclusions, stepping on toes, dodging responsibility, pushing your luck, carrying a grudge, throwing fits and picking up the pieces.”
Green Valley, Ariz.
It’s a five-minute walk from my home to the bar, but it’s a 15-minute walk from the bar to my home. The difference is staggering.
S. Euclid, Ohio
A skeleton sits down in a meeting and discloses...
”I’ve been trying some controlled drinking,” he says, “but I’m really having a hard time holding my liquor.”
Big Lake, Minn.
In AA, I have learned to take inventory often. Sometimes I even take my own!