Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Knowing When The Party’s Over

Saying goodbye to my hard drinking days

I’m retired, and I still drink, but not in the sense of “he’s a drinker,” or “he drinks.” Those are people whose identity begins and often ends with drinking. I’m happy to have dodged that bullet.

I’m writing about this because of a memory from some years ago, back when my wife Barbara and I spent the winter months in…



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Barry Knister

I left teaching to write novels, such as JUST BILL, a story about dogs and kindness. Here, it’s mostly whimsy.