Fun With Chips

More than Just a Chip

A Sobriety Chip, with the number of years shown in Roman Numerals

Most people who know me, know that I am a recovered alcoholic. The term recovered doesn’t mean that I can now drink successfully.

It means that the desire to drink has been lifted from me. I gained an understanding that for me, to drink is to die. I have an allergy to alcohol that manifests itself if I have even one drink, resulting in a continual craving for more.




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Hawkeye Pete Egan B.

Hawkeye Pete Egan B.

Connecting the dots. Storytelling helps me to make sense of this world, and of my life. I love writing and reading. Writing is like breathing, for me.

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