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Welcome to this official website for the "CAL Chat" podcast – the show where we discuss our favorite Al-Anon and Alateen Conference Approved Literature and how it has improved our lives!  You can also visit my "CAL Chat" blog at, get literature updates at the recently launched​@CALChatFan1, (as well as on "X" - formerly​CALChatFan) and see recovery literature in a new way at​CALChatFan1,​CALChatFan, and the "CAL Chat Podcast" YouTube Channel.

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Mar 21, 2024

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Aug 14, 2022

In Part 6 of 6 (of Episode 1 from "CAL Chat - Deep Dive"), Evelyn and I talk about the next “field trip” for the Delegates to the World Service Office in 2023.  To wrap up this episode, she offers some parting words to anyone that isn’t quite sure about standing for service.

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Aug 14, 2022

In Part 5 of 6 (of Episode 1 from "CAL Chat - Deep Dive"), we focus on the Delegates’ “field trip” to Stepping Stones, the home of Al-Anon’s co-founder Lois W.  Evelyn describes how the World Service Office was involved and how it felt to go back to the 2022 World Service Conference the very same day.

Aug 14, 2022

Continuing the discussion about the "1961 World Service Conference Summary" (P-46) in Part 4 of 6 (of Episode 1 from "CAL Chat - Deep Dive"), I explain how I time traveled as research for this particular show.  Evelyn talks about what moved her spiritually and reveals a surprise about the 2022 Conference.

Aug 14, 2022

In Part 3 of 6 (of Episode 1 from "CAL Chat - Deep Dive"), we begin to explore the "1961 World Service Conference Summary" (P-46) and what Evelyn identified with from back then that is still happening in 2022.  We discuss why the 2021 and 2022 Conferences were historic and what may lie in Al-Anon’s future 60 years...