Wednesday, July 04 day off: #longreads, dog asleep on my feet, coffee I can’t refill bc of dog (Taken with Instagram)
Many of the young orphans gather round to watch, and lend their support, as Pete O'Neal has fresh ink applied to his fading black panther tattoo. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times) By…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 28, 2012
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2966 words)
My goal for this trip in the winter of 2008 is to drive from California to a conference in Florida and back, attend AA meetings in seven states and see how they differ — and how they don't. I have two fears: that a low-budget camping trip is dangerous for a lone woman and that I'll end up hating the AA I find outside my local group. Without the one place I've felt most at home the last 28 years, where would I be?