(please note this is a recycled piece, but it was very popular and as we approach the holidays season, I thought it may be good to share again)

“Are you drinking or not drinking today?” my friend, Morgan, asks me, on a regular basis, partly in jest, partly serious. This alone should be a message. She is that enviable person who can just have “a drink” without making a big deal out of it. In our almost ten years of friendship I have never seen her out of control after having too much to drink. I am guessing she would not likely say the same thing about me. I am fairly confident that if she is…