PEANUT OR PLAIN?

I bought a new purse today at lunch.  Just a basic hippie-boho-looking-faux-leather-every day bag. Salesgirl:  I unpacked these purses yesterday, they are so cool. Me:  I love it!  I especially like this little semi-hidden pocket.  I can smuggle in contraband! Salesgirl:  Contraband? Me:  Yeah,  you know…like little bottles of booze and …

SOCIAL DISGRACES

So recently I attended a wedding of a dear friend of mine and y’all, it was FAN-CY.  As in, right out of Pinterest pretty, if you know what I mean. So very elegant. I wore an appropriate black dress with a funky statement necklace but still felt like the proverbial …

APERTIF

Drinking has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.  My parents believed in pre and post dinner drinks and of course the occasional night cap.  They threw epic parties.  I can remember my father teaching me how to mix the perfect drink, when I …

LAST CALL

July 30, 2015. That was the last day I had a drink. It’s been over 500 days now (consecutive!) and while it hasn’t always been easy, I’ll say that it’s certainly been worthwhile, and an extremely long time coming. I was a hard drinker for most of my adult life, …

A LOVE LETTER

 Well, I guess we both knew it was inevitable. Looking back, we had a pretty good run, I suppose. I mean, we had our ups and downs, sure, every relationship does. I suppose I held on to the happier memories hoping that we could relive them once again, but I …