From the August 1945 magazine.

Vacation Time's Here! All A.A.s Will Beware!

The mailman today gave forth with a couple of those "Having wonderful time, wish you were here" postcards, a reminder that we're right in the midst of the good old summertime.

Which brings up the question: How good is it for us alkies? In the old days, a vacation was to some of us such a plausible excuse for a binge that it amounted to just one bottle after another. It was taken for granted that we'd drink up our holiday, either intentionally or by accident, at home or far afield.

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