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When I quit drinking part of it was being scared I’d turn into the drunk guy I hate, the aging Wolfman’s regarding who talked too much, ¬†laughed at his own jokes, roped people into conversations, and smelled bad. And rather

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Sobriety day zero again

This story ends where it starts. I woke up on Red’s couch, not alone, not dressed, had some coffee, then some rum, one roommate likes me more (which I enjoyed), the other a lot less (which I enjoyed more), and

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Sobriety day 39

Had dinner with Jay Tuesday night. We talked about my instant decay of positive experiences so I noticed on the train ride home when I started to decompress but it hasn’t gone away completely, surprisingly. There was a moment at

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Sobriety Day 36

Today was awful. And it was made much more awful by the fact that it didn’t start awful. I woke up and I was happy, I took the train and I was happy, I was so happy it felt real,

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Sobriety day 33 – Day after the Reckless Heroes Show

Near the end of the night, when the endorphins were faded, I thought about how I’d played music I don’t care about for a band I’m not actually in, how there were people there for whom the most generous term

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Sobriety Day 30

Final Reckless Heroes practice before the show. I was super late because a jackass decided to hang off the mirror of a C-Train, fall, and get pinned. When I got there though we tore into the set, it’s a half

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Sobriety day 23

The November 21st open mic at the Odyssey was great. A beautiful life affirming start to the week. Pat Maloney hosted, he’s a for real serious touring musician in the story telling folksy wanderer with grey in his beard and

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