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May 2009

Alcohol Abstinence Education

Recently in the news, a 16 year old kid apparently died of excessive alcohol consumption at a party. (The autopsy is not complete, could have been other things in his system.) First the police locked up the party host who threw the event while his parents were away. Now they're... Read more →


Salty Drinks

Recently my book club chose the book Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky . Naturally I read it with an eye toward any reference to booze. Items of interest: The Celts invented the barrel. I'd always heard that it was the Romans, but the Romans conquered the Gauls, who... Read more →