He came in a year ago, hung over and trying to stay sober for a day. He's been back every Monday for a year, checking in and celebrating each milestone: one week, three months, a year of sobriety.
One Monday Lynn stopped by to say hello and swab down our bathroom. "What's really amazing about this place," He said as he realized she regularly dropped in and emptied the trash or did some other chore, "is how people just give into it. Time, books, things...this is not really a business, it's more like a club."