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Living a Small Life

Dee said, “I want to live a small life.” Coming from someone who’s been around the world living large, it was a surprising statement. I think she meant she was ready for simplicity: no traffic, no unnecessary bills, no drama. I remember saying in response, “Not me. I’m not ready for that.” But walking around the […]

Snap Decisions and Alcohol Abuse and Road Kill, Oh My…

New research from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) has revealed that alcohol definitively impairs the human ability to override impulse or snap decisions that are natural responses to rapidly evolving situations.In other words, if you’re drunk you will probably be okay stopping the car in the driveway before ramming through the closed garage […]

I’m Really MAD at Alcohol

  I just spent the last holiday weekend of the summer really mad at alcohol. This weekend Jacksonville’s hoards camped outside my balcony on a parched stretch of sand and partied like it was 2014. There were beach volleyball tourneys, picnics, shark baiting water games and the final push to suntan before the autumn’s inevitable onset. The booze abounded.  Drunken people stumbled into […]