had been very involved with the rats in the late 80`s early 90`s,way before tables were admitted to shows.. i then met a woman,who was/is a pothead,stopped working my program,and ended up going back out to insanity for about 13 years..fortunately enough i didnt kill myself,and was able to crawl back, beaten broken and bankcrupt.. now i am back 100+ days or so,looking to pick up (sobriety) where i let off.. would appreciate any/all contact from clean/sober individuals, especially with info reguarding gatherings at summer festivals.. live in nyc area,if anyone wants to hook up for travel,please let me know.. ive used up all of my 9 lives,and cant possibly afford another slipup...
"nothing left to do but---> smile...." mike (nj)
at the Phil show at the Greek last year, and a table as well. But I can't speak to the current reality.
Are the Warf Rats still going to shows like Phil and Friends? I didn't see any the last time I went to a Phil show. I have hung out at the Warf Rat baloons more than once though, but it would be nice to see them out in full force again. I've been clean and sober this time 3 and a half years. I've been trying to get clean since ninety though, so I feel like my recovery is always very fragile. Maybe this time I have a handle on it.
hey kids! well, "frankly" really laid into poor little shack, boo hiss! i am sober sober and i can not let idiots like that destract me from my mission. i am engaged into the wharf rat page here. if anyone cares to look; after a lapse of any sort when nobody is posting, i try to put our choo-choo back on track. thanks to marye for sticking up for me. my post was in no way to promote those fu days. i am saying that things are better now, for a while i did not even want a bike. i am getting pretty disappointed here tho. good luck all and have a grateful day! peace, shack
Good morning. I'm just up the road from you a little ways in Lodi. I've heard of the SF Wharf Rat meeting, but have not yet attended. Used to go to a Friday night Wharf Rat meeting in Indy when I lived there, and we didn't have too many "kids" there, either. I think that it's mostly because we're an older crowd overall, so our meetings tend to attract older folks. Hopefully it's not that us old guys are scaring people away. I think that it's really just that the scene isn't there attracting folks any longer, so new blood doesn't really get mixed in with us remnants. Just my impression.
Hope to see you around. Perhaps I'll find out more about that SF meeting and show up some day.
I'm in S.F. Thats San Francisco folks.This is where it all started, and I go to a Warfrat meeting and there is only one other "KID"there besides myself there whats up with that????
Where is the FAMILY!?!
I know well that Frankly meant no harm, but this just isn't the place.
thank you Marye. A wise soul you are.:)
this is a topic for people in the Wharf Rats to talk amongst themselves and help each other out, not for others to give them a hard time and make fun of them. This topic will quickly lose its value if people don't feel safe posting here. Please stop. Thank you.