Now is the time to think. You have gone through the holidays, the New Year’s Resolutions, now gone, the torpor of February, and now is March. The in between month. Not really spring, unless you live in the hell that is SoCal. Not summer. Not winter. Not holidays. March is purgatory, or a place to […]
“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.” ― Frank Sinatra
My cynicism knows no bounds. “After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” ― Oscar Wilde
You may keep your William Jennings Bryant “Cross of Gold” and your Jack Kennedy “Ask Not”, for my money, the greatest political speech ever was a short oration first delivered in 1952 by Noah “Soggy” Sweat, candidate for the Mississippi legislature. It is known to us today by the title “If By Whiskey”: My friends, […]
A Turk with the name of Haroun Ate whisky by means of a spoon. To one who asked why, This Turk made reply: “To drink is forbidden, you loon.”
There was an old maid of Oneida, Who screamed at the sight of a spider; She would faint at a lamb And run wild from a ram, But fearlessly tackle hard cider.
A man to whom illness was chronic, When told that he needed a tonic, Said “Oh! Doctor dear, Won’t you please make it beer?” “No,no,” said the Doc, “that’s Teutonic.”
That is how a girl that I used to see in the distant past used to characterize herself. And I bring that up (other than to dredge up pleasant -well, some of them-memories) because we have recently gotten some free stuff. FREE STUFF! WOOT! If you have followed us from the beginning (and we know […]