Today’s Reason To Drink

If you could go anywhere right this moment, where would you go? Ireland? Paris? Greece? Hawaii? Cage diving with sharks in Australia? Because I’m cold and craving ocean waves, I’ll say somewhere warm and low key. With a tiki bar nearby, possibly in the pool I’m sitting in. I want a pina colada topped with […]

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Not to jump on the bandwagon of banning Christmas songs, but I have one I think we need to stop playing as well. The 1953 song “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” is not only annoying as hell, but it calls for a domestication of the mostly herbivorous African mammal, which is nearing extinction. If […]

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I finally put up a small Christmas tree to acknowledge the holiday … or at least acknowledge to people looking at my house that I’m aware that it’s happening whether I like it or not. It’s made of bourbon barrel staves, which surprises no one, and makes me happy much more than a living, prickly […]

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Well, I found out why I increasingly dislike the holidays — except for St. Patrick’s Day. On Sunday, I was attempting to put out one of those laser-beam lights that project red and green dots all over your damn house, and I missed a step on my back porch and sprained both ankles. I know […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Here’s another installment of Let’s Save Money on a Lyft So We Can Buy More Drinks! Starting tomorrow, Save Ride KY — in a partnership with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, Lyft and the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of KY — is offering you $20 in free rides with Lyft. All you have to do is […]

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I recently did an exposé — an in-depth coverage, not the band from the ’80s — on the uptick of marshmallow usage in the NuLu area. It required me to eat three marshmallow-heavy desserts back to back, which kept me wired all weekend, along with a stomach ache and a canker sore on my tongue. […]

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