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January 1975

Once Over Lightly

Sense and nonsense on the road to recovery

THAT ONE puts us in mind of traveling, and the latter, in turn, of a story about a fellow who was going on a fake fishing trip with some drinking pals. As he left for work that morning, he asked his wife to pack a bag and to assemble his fishing gear, so he could leave for the lake as soon as his day's labor was over. And (since he and his friends planned other high jinks besides boozing) he requested that she pack his blue silk pajamas, telling her that he enjoyed lounging in them after a hard day of fishing.

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