Skip to comments.OcSober Challenge: Can You Go a Month Without Alcohol?
Posted on 10/08/2013 10:15:12 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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I know the reason I feel better is not the bourbon, its leaving Florida!
I just got back from a visit there after two years and just the changes there over those two years inspired me to coin a new phrase:
The city is no place for a free man.
Count me in. As Chuck C. would say, I got me a new pair of glasses now.
You got that right. It will be 37 years IF you make it.
Everything in moderation. Alcohol is a solvent - cleans out the fat buildup in your arteries. Also you liver is evil and must be punished.
I'm with you. In my fridge, there's 3-4 bottles of beer that have been there for several months. Thanks to this thread, I'll probably open one, just to see if it's palatable. If it is, I'll have another one this weekend. If not, so be it.
I've always had a problem with nanny staters. They make me want to drink. ;)
“If you mean whiskey, the devil’s brew, the poison scourge, the bloody monster that defiles innocence, dethrones reason, destroys the home, creates misery and poverty, yea, literally takes the bread from the mouths of little children; if you mean that evil drink that topples Christian men and women from the pinnacles of righteous and gracious living into the bottomless pits of degradation, shame, despair, helplessness, and hopelessness, then, my friend, I am opposed to it with every fiber of my being.
However, if by whiskey you mean the oil of conversation, the philosophic wine, the elixir of life, the ale that is consumed when good fellows get together, that puts a song in their hearts and the warm glow of contentment in their eyes; if you mean Christmas cheer, the stimulating sip that puts a little spring in the step of an elderly gentleman on a frosty morning; if you mean that drink that enables man to magnify his joy, and to forget life’s great tragedies and heartbreaks and sorrow; if you mean that drink the sale of which pours into our treasuries untold millions of dollars each year, that provides tender care for our little crippled children, our blind, our deaf, our dumb, our pitifully aged and infirm, to build the finest highways, hospitals, universities, and community colleges in this nation, then my friend, I am absolutely, unequivocally in favor of it. This is my position, and as always, I refuse to be compromised on matters of principle.
(Address to the legislature by a Mississippi state senator, 1958, “Whiskey Speech”)
21! You’re “of age”!
Good for you and them!
” In my fridge, there’s 3-4 bottles of beer that have been there for several months. Thanks to this thread, I’ll probably open one, just to see if it’s palatable. If it is, I’ll have another one this weekend. If not, so be it.
I’ve always had a problem with nanny staters. They make me want to drink. ;)”
The wife just opened the last bottle of Red Strip last night left over from about June timeframe. lol. Same here, the more they nag the more I drink just to piss them off.
Well I only drink when I’m by myself or I’m with somebody.
Hell, that's when I do some of my best drinking!
(Address to the legislature by a Mississippi state senator, 1958, Whiskey Speech)
Ain’t that the truth?
Easily, but I don’t want to.
Given that I consume perhaps half a dozen or so alcoholic beverages over the course of a year, this wouldn’t be much of a challenge.
Stay Sober in October??
Go on a bender in November.
22 years for me.
I don’t want to go to meetings.
routinely do it.
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