Terry R. Grier

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Do Not Be Boring

Terry Grier 6:30 am CSTCedar Park, Texas You use cash? You put real $ into envelopes?” This was a conversation I was having with a new friend of mine Yvonne - She is on this email list - and she learned and implemented a strategy on how to get herself and her family out of debt and into the...
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6 days ago • 3 min read

Date Night!

11:34amMarch 12, 2023Cedar Park, Texas I am loving my flip and the readjustment to that life. Funny how I was dupped into thinking life required a smartphone." - Email Comment from someone on this list. Reader Screw You, I am from Texas" - I heard myself singing. Last night was date night....
13 days ago • 3 min read


Tuesday03.07.20239:07pm CST​ Snap! Not the sound you want to hear when you have the best fish of the day on your line. I spent the weekend camping at Mustang Island State Park (MISP) and fly fishing from my kayak in the Texas salt flats. (marsh) So I was drifting across a grass flat that was...
18 days ago • 3 min read

Sense of Wonder

SENSE OF WONDER n. a feeling of awakening or awe triggered by an expansion of one's awareness of what is possible or by confrontation with the vastness of space and time, as brought on by reading science fiction. Wikipedia I went camping on the Texas coast in Goose Island State Park near...
2 months ago • 1 min read

Why Wait?

11/19/2022 | 11:23 CST Read this post on my blog. To My Friend: Why wait until Jan 1, 2023 to start a new habit? Why dig the hole you are in any deeper? The pull to drink alcohol is in you. You hear the voice. But there is a voice in there too that wants you to change. If you do nothing, you...
4 months ago • 1 min read

The Four Stages to Sobriety

It took me 2 years from the time I wanted to get sober to the day I took my last drink. That was from 2016-2018. I got sober without a program. (No AA) I failed a lot along the way but I learned a lot. It is that learning that has led me to want to help others maybe help others shorten the...
4 months ago • 1 min read

Sober Over 50 - My Story

I turned 50 in 2018. I stopped drinking alcohol Oct 1, 2018. I did not know that Oct 1 was going to be the day. I had failed many times before in the previous 2 years. But that morning when I was writing in my journal, I made a promise to myself that it would be. I believed it would be the last...
7 months ago • 1 min read