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Earl Erickson

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Staying Sober - Whatever It Takes

I will be celebrating my fifth anniversary of sobriety on the Fourth of July, 2008. Independence Day has a new (second) meaning to me now-my independence from alcohol, my new birthday of sobriety. ..
(March 24, 2008)
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Sobriety May Cause A Divorce

What did he just write? Is he serious? He must be desperate to write an article, because he may have nothing to contribute at this time. Somebody ought to stuff his brain and break his laptop. I am ..
(April 04, 2008)
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A Suffering So Great - Part 1

I will not go as far as saying that I have had the worst luck of the draw, or the most difficult and saddest life ever. Many have had worse. Many have had better. Some have lived with little pain and .
(May 02, 2008)
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A Suffering So Great - Part 2

When I returned home, I immediately fell asleep. I never felt so trashed in my life. I had much better hangovers in my life than how I felt. I must have slept for two hours, when the phone rang. It ..
(May 02, 2008)
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As Long As the Sun Shines Again

I have come to the conclusion that my topic or specialty (in a literary sense), that I write about is grief and bereavement. Sobriety and recovery is another niche of mine. So is suicide and anger. ..
(May 17, 2008)
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Is Your Sobriety a Slippery Slope?

If you mow your lawn on a steep terrace in the rain, you are bound to slip on that slippery slope. Accidents happen. The same thing will happen to your sobriety if you flirt with disaster. Make sure ..
(June 21, 2008)
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It Takes Time and Tears to Move On

There isn't a day that goes by, do I not remember how very sad I have been while my grief was still lingering and fresh in my mind. The first day after my wife, Bobbie, died, I was afraid to go on ..
(March 28, 2008)
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Do Not Disturb - Writing In Progress

Writing has to be the loneliest profession. The late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, may have argued that point. He once said, “the presidency is the loneliest job in the world. " I can't ..
(March 15, 2008)
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Anna Nicole Smith: A Long And Winding Train Wreck

I generally avoid partaking in Hollywood scandals, but the life and times of Anna Nicole Smith is a sensational story. Born a poor Texas girl, she became famous for being famous-that's it. Some ..
(February 16, 2007)
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Negligent Lifestyle, Deadly Ambition

I have done my fair share of street drugs, prescription drugs, and alcohol during my teen years through my thirties. Quite frankly, I am very surprised I lived through it all to confess all this. I ..
(March 17, 2007)
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Rest In Peace? Then Draft A Will Or Trust

Who will get your body and when and where will you be buried? If you want certainty and peace ofmind, draft a will or trust. My instructions in my living trust specifies who my executor is to carry ..
(March 07, 2007)
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