It’s been a long time since I’ve sat down to write. It feels like it’s been much longer than it should be. The pattern of my words is disjointed. But, tonight I fell into a familiar rhythm. After work, I stopped by the liquor store. The lights are low, there’s familiar music playing loudly enough,… Continue reading I started writing a letter
Drinking and writing went hand-in-hand for me, but now I need to learn how to write while sober. It’s a promising prospect.
I had my first drink two weeks before my 18th birthday. The last drink I had was two weeks before my 38th birthday. 20 years, almost to the day. It took me that long to figure out my relationship with alcohol. In the end, I had to put the glass down.