Over 100 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings occur every evening and night throughout the state of Connecticut. Such hourly meetings had been in existence at St. Raphael's Catholic Church for over 20 years in the small town of Prichard. The rule of anonymity dictates the AA attendees disclose only their first name. The AA meetings at St. Raphael were popular and attendance was never less than 25 self-declared members.
Not knowing an individual's last name meant that contact information for any given individual had to be from a one-on-one permission basis. Some members, like the elder Boris, who had been sober and a regular at St. Raphael’s for over 12-years, developed an inherent technique for his senior memory to classify the regular membership. At age 68 and a former professional musician, Boris assigned a musical theme to the steady members at his regularly scheduled AA attendance. Thus, when the shapely narcissistic Wynona entered the basement at St. Raphael, Boris watched her intently while in his mind he heard a recording of Henry Mancini's “The Stripper”. The music played inside his head and he began humming the tune as Wynona seductively removed her coat, her scarf and then turned her shapely backside to the rest of the group as she draped her coat around the back of the chair. Boris smiled and continued humming the tune as Wynona then turned around, put her elbows back jutting her ample bosom forward and with a grin wiggled her derrière onto the chair.
Boris looked at Kevin who always came to the meeting at least five-minutes early, was never late and seemed eager to please. He always offered to help make coffee, set up the chairs for the meeting, and place the AA literature folders in their appropriate positions. However, these chores were already done before the 5-minute time span available for Kevin to carry out his good intentions. On the other hand, Kevin did hang around for at least 15-minutes at the end of the meeting to socialize and help clean up. Kevin also seemed to Boris as wanting to be noticed and Kevin seemed to relish people greeting him several times during each AA session. For this reason, Boris assigned Kevin theme’s music, “Skip to my Lou”.
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