Category Archives: Alcohol

The lure of responding

(2,344 words) Introduction Some might know of my resolve to avoid certain on-line conversations. It’s difficult. I come across articles, comments, and information that stir the urge to express my opinion. Expressing my opinion is not a problem; that’s almost … Continue reading

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Stuff I think about . . .

Sometimes it’s simple stuff . . . Why did they call “stutter” so? It’s a singularly difficult word for me to say, and any hope of explaining why I sometimes can’t speak goes right out the window. Same in Italian … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Tragedies

I remember it vividly . . . . . . August 16, 1987, an MD-82 NorthWest Airlines plane crashes on takeoff, killing 153 people on board (a 4-year-old girl survived), and two people on the ground.   I remember it for … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

We don’t know what makes a person drink beyond their capability to make rational decisions.  Some call it a “sickness”, but that offers up little in terms of an explanation, especially given some people go out of their way to … Continue reading

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