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    Today it's been 44 days. 44 days of being on serious stay-at-home orders.44 days of gearing up hard-core to go to the store. 44 days with cooped-up teenagers. 44 days of being the sole caregiver of my 96-year old grandma. 44 days without going on an in-person date. And 44 days without alcohol...
    Each time I go to the store now I feel TRIUMPHANT. I feel that I have accomplished A GRAND THING. I dread it. I don’t want to go out. But each time I sit in my car, I turn on the radio and I remember: OOOH, I LIKE DRIVING! OOOH, I LIKE BLASTING THE RADIO! And by the end of the driveway I’m...
    I love a good vodka martini. Extra dirty with 4 olives. I also love a good moscato. And sweet riesling. Oh, and sherry. Really cheap sherry. Throughout my life alcohol has been a dear friend and a foe. I had just decided to only drink socially - not at home - when there was literally no...
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