Once you become a pickle, you cannot go back to being a cucumber. ~ Anon I had to chuckle, as I heard this oldie but goldie last night. What comes around; goes around I guess. Most of these old truisms stay alive in the groups because they are true. We have become pickles through many… Read More Pickles


This does not mean that AA members must agree on every issue regarding the operation of the fellowship. We are not in sheep-like agreement. ~ 12 Step literature. I have been around long enough to remember a time when we discussed and voted on whether or not to allow smoking in the AA rooms. Each… Read More Agreement

No Delusions

The delusion that we are like other people, or presently may be must be smashed! ~ Big Book, page 30  Perhaps the hardest part of Step #1 is admitting complete powerlessness. But, it is essential. Recently we were discussing the only requirement for membership in AA was the admission that we were alcoholics, and that… Read More No Delusions