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That Trip Out of Town

Diane posted: I have to attend a professional meeting this upcoming weekend, and I am looking for any suggestions people might have on successfully staying sober through it (anything from “Just don’t drink!” to arcane rituals will be welcome). I’m sure you know the sticky parts: planes, trains, hotel bars, meeting cocktail hours, etc. Frankly, […]

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A Letter From My Father

By Robert B. This date is a strange anniversary for me. I went down to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and some time around noon my (ex) wife and I were exchanging vows at the Dare County court house in Manteo. Since this was back in my drinking days, the trip up to Nags […]

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WRITERS AND ALCOHOL

By Ann Waldron Special to The Washington Post – March 14, 1989, pp. 13-15 (c) The Washington Post Many giants in American literature have turned to the bottle, yet the link between creativity and alcoholism remains unproven Do writers drink more than other people? It would seem so. Raymond Carver, acclaimed author of stories about […]

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Warner v. Orange County Department of Probation

115 F.3d 1068 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT ————- No. 1760——August Term, 1994 (Argued: July 20, 1995 Decided: September 9, 1996) Docket No. 95-7055 ———— ———————————— ROBERT WARNER, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, Defendant-Appellant. ———————————– ———— Before: Winter, Leval, and Calabresi, Circuit Judges. ———— Appeal from a judgment of […]

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