March 2013: Honey, Have You Been Drinking?
At seven months, a newcomer deals with trust issues
For about a year my bachelor son and I used to enjoy getting together each Wednesday evening at his apartment for what he called a “guy’s night of just hanging out.” At the time I was playing a dangerous and secretive game with alcohol, but like many other alcoholics, I managed to keep it a secret for the most part.
Because I love to cook (and we both love to eat), I would usually get there before he did to prepare dinner. On this one particular occasion I had stopped off on my way to his apartment to purchase a half pint of cheap rotgut vodka. I had 30 minutes to mellow out... Login to read more
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