They Created a Monster

From the Bottle Some people acquire tastes. I acquired a taste for sushi, however, I was born with a taste for alcohol. Growing up,¬†starting from as far back as I can remember, age three or four, our parents gave¬†us sips from their drinks. Wine, beer, Dewers on the rocks with a splash of soda (or…

Natural Prozac

A lifetime ago, during my freshman year at Oberlin, I called my dad on a lonely Friday night feeling homesick, left out, like I needed my dad. Oberlin was a dry town, and the college did not have a Greek system. That night, like many other Friday nights that year, my friends were out smoking…