This blog is about alcoholism with particular emphasis on the destructive behavior patterns exhibited by those alcoholics who have not yet reached the final, self-destructive stage. In other words, most of them
" ... When we were kids, my sisters and I had a house rule: if it’s after
seven, don’t answer the phone. None of us wanted to be the one to pick
up if it was dad, his voice dulled, the words slurred and sprawling."