Tag: poetry

  • Empowerment Does Not Come in a Bottle – A Tribute to Women from Women

    Empowerment Does Not Come in a Bottle – A Tribute to Women from Women

    Time Magazine, The Guardian, Vogue and The New York Times all reported in 2020 that alcohol related deaths have risen sharply since the beginning of this century and particularly among women. But our culture is still awash in pretty pink gins and fruit flavored vodkas designed to appeal to the traditional tastes of women who […]

  • Alcohol I’m Over You – Sober is Just Smarter

    Alcohol I’m Over You – Sober is Just Smarter

    I moved less than a year ago and am still organizing and reconfiguring some books and journals. I have been struck by how many times I open a journal or notebook and see “I drank too much last night, I need to stop.” Six and a half years ago, I was at a very low […]

  • Everything I Needed to Go Sober I Learned Teaching Preschool

    Everything I Needed to Go Sober I Learned Teaching Preschool

    I’m a preschool teacher. A newly sober preschool teacher who stopped indulging in “wine time” when my drinking slid from concerning, to alarming. I’ve been noticing as I write my way through my second year sober that the first months of my sober journey followed the curriculum I teach at school pretty closely. We start […]

  • A Tuned in February Alcohol-Free Inspiration Song Contest

    A Tuned in February Alcohol-Free Inspiration Song Contest

    As Dry January is winding down, our Boom Rethink the Drink Community is getting ready to start our second of twelve annual alcohol-free challenges, with a singing contest for A Tuned in February. Back in December (what we call A December you CAN Remember) we started the song contest with a challenge to write alcohol-free […]

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