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My First Rebellion

After graduating from college, I was restless.  I liked my job, don’t get me wrong, but it wasn’t what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.   213 more words

Why now?

I guess the best place to start is why did I decide to start writing a blog…

My life hasn’t been a walk in the park at all. 255 more words

Read the 1953 Harvard Crimson coverage of groundbreaking Yale alcohol study


In preparing a longer post about E. M. Jellinek and the Jellinek curve (to come soon), I came across an article titled “Yale Center of Alcohol Studies Investigates Drinking Habits of Carefree Undergraduates” from the Harvard Crimson, published November 21, 1953, and made available on the… 663 more words

Vintage Ads from the Quarterly Journal of Inebriety (1876-1914)

In doing research for this blog, I came across the archives of the Quarterly Journal of Inebriety, which are hosted on the site of the addiction history researcher… 334 more words

The Fear

I wish I were as fat as the I was the first time I thought I was fat. (Thanks www.someecards.com)

The first time I thought I was fat I was a size 14. 1,684 more words



Demon of complacency
Yours is the face I see
I never wanted to look back
I knew my life was on the track.
For far too long I had thought… 349 more words

Brent Kincaid

Booze Worry for Over 60s + Depressing Statistics

Drink deliveries via online shopping are blamed for a growing number of over-60s needing help for alcoholism.

Nearly 10% of women and 8% of men seeking treatment are 60-plus, compared with 6% each five years ago, said Public Health England. 781 more words