Sad Lovely Drunk

The Squirrel
Where Hopefully Every Month Is Sobertober, But Not Like All In Your Face About It
Created 14 Apr 2020
  • Relapse ...
    08 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 6 2
    Well, the relapse happened all right, it sure it, boy did it ever Happened quick too, happened before I knew what hit me Just went to pick up my kid from a party, a buncha dads were on the front porch...
  • You never know
    01 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    You never know You just never know A friend of mine killed himself a while back Had a wife and kid, a good job (professor at a good university) and one day he dropped a letter in the mail and then he ...
  • This was before
    29 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 3
    I went to London a bunch Ten or eleven times in the absolute throes of drinking way too much So roughly from 2011 through 2019 The best/cheapest fares were from Monday night to Sunday morning and if y...
  • Good night
    24 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 8
    - Good night “Good night, dad” - You all right in here? “Yeah I’m fine” - Don’t stay up too late “I won’t” - You doing homework or what “I’m just writing something down and it’s taking a long time” - ...
  • I am drinking now (June 8)
    10 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 2
    I am drinking now and it is lovely It is June 8th in the Year of Our Lord 2021 We are on vacation in southern Indiana, a small town that apparently is some kinda artists colony also but we only chose ...
  • How not to wake up haha
    08 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 6 2
    Do you ever wake up dead? Because I do, every now and again I wake up dead as dead can be Deader’n a doornail, whatever that means Wake up lying/laying (I never remember which) on my bed Or couch or f...
  • A nice walk on a weekday afternoon
    03 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    I told myself I wouldn’t become one of those whiny, mopey old white guys who spend their days feeling sorry for themselves And look at me now haha It’s fine, though, it’s fine A day like today, I can ...
  • Dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead dead alive
    01 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 6 1
    What are you afraid of I dunno What do you want No idea Does that bother you? That I don’t know what I want? Yes Not really Hm I’m just laying here, you know, just laying here on the couch, doing not ...
  • Beginning and ending
    27 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 6 6
    I don’t talk about her much because she’s a good person and has been through enough as it is she doesn’t need the extra grief of me talking shit behind her back, which I could prevent myself from doin...
  • Memory lane
    21 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 6 5
    We drove down Western one Saturday afternoon because it occurred to me he wasn’t gonna get to meet my dad (because DEAD) and so he should at least know a few things bout the old man She had something ...
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