I Wasn’t an Alcoholic–I Just Drank to Stay Sane

Before I got sober, I’d only gone without alcohol for more than seven days three times since I was 13.  The first two “extended dry times” led me to attempt suicide and end up in psychiatric hospitals—the third included talking mice, fireworks and long conversations with princesses.  Let me explain. In March of 1978, I’d … Continue reading I Wasn’t an Alcoholic–I Just Drank to Stay Sane

There is No God but that Doesn’t Stop Him From Working

A dear friend wrote me last week, expressing her spiritual jealousy of my life in the Tiny White Box.  Cate, who is much wiser, more centered and much, much more in tune with the universe than I ever dream of becoming, talked of my bravery and purity and purposefulness.  All very kind eggs, but placed … Continue reading There is No God but that Doesn’t Stop Him From Working