Specialist in addiction medicine since 1973, author of The Twelve Step Pathway - A Heroic Journey of Recovery


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News & Views

I’m Just Another Bozo on the Bus

Posted on May 10, 2022

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who have in common the desire to stop drinking, or to stay stopped. As active alcoholics their stories often include episodes in which …

Gaylord Nelson – An American Hero

Posted on April 23, 2022

(This is from the post of April 23, 2020. It is edited for the blog)   Yesterday was the 52nd Anniversary of Earth Day, the inspired idea of …

Don’t Call It Obedience

Posted on February 28, 2022

The Twelve Steps provide a formula for the repair and transformation of one’s life. The pathway prescribed is not one that would be followed without adequate need for rescue from …