Weekly whiskey

Even in college, when I did my heaviest drinking, I was a social drinker. Maybe it was growing up in a household where no one drank much, maybe I was just cheap, maybe drinking with friends was just more fun, but I rarely had so much as a beer by myself. And that didn’t change […]

Closing Time

Over the years alcohol and I have had a very on-again, off-again relationship. I don’t often examine it but for the early years of my adolescence (by which I mean “until I was about 23”) I was fairly prudish and had some very conventional ideas about how life should go. They were basically modeled on […]