After a brief "celebration" of Chris' Sober Birthday (9.1.97) Chris and Jeff talk about the challenge of a family get together when there's an alcoholic elephant in the room wearing the addict Emperor's new clothes.
Then Jeff explains Step 7 to Chris and tries to get him to admit to a P H'er than himself.
International Overdose Awareness Day / August 31 / http://overdoseday.com
Recovery Month / September / http://recoverymonth.gov
Al-Anon / Strenght and hope for friends and family of problem drinkers. / http://al-anon.alateen.org
Intro: Cradle, Outro: Memory / DJ FM / https://soundcloud.com/djfmdotcom
Destruction $150,000 of Whiskey, Girard, Ala. / Bain News Service / ca. 1915-1920 / Public domain via Library of Congress, http://loc.gov
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Remember that one episode of Since Right Now when Matt's mom was the special guest star?
Well, now you will.
In which Camus and Nietzsche make appearances.
"Good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
Jeff & Matt & Chris find some measure of contentment in this, our fourth, week of socially distanced podcasting.