Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Fresh Start

I told them that Jagermeister gives me a god-awful hangover, that this time I wanted to start this New Year off differently. The outgoing year started on the cold hard tile of the bathroom floor, and the next twelve months were a downhill tumble from

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Recipe For the Perfect New Year’s Eve

1. Sink a shotglass of Jagermeister in a large glass of Red Bull. 2. Down. 3. Repeat 8 times. 4. Locate your mobile. Call the first 8 people in your address book, irrespective of both your relationship with them and global time zones. Tell them

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Cheers To The New Year

It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. This and many other thoughts ran through his mind as he screwed the cap back on his bottle of vodka and put it neatly back on the shelf. It had, indeed, been a very long

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Happy New Year

And so to the bar, where the turn of the year is celebrated and old friendships rather than the new are cherished and fortified. Years may pass between friends but so long as it’s just like old times when you do see them again, it’s

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The Hunting Party

Jagermeister Jagermeister’s birthday only came once a year, reliably around the end of December. His mother, a young woman from the proud beachfront of New Jersey, had either really hated him or really loved anise-flavored liquers; he wasn’t quite sure which. His father, a muscle-bound

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Holiday Feast

It’s an unpleasant sight, I know, but the truth is they cook better this way. Not unlike a turkey broiling in its own juices. Ah, but you’re too young to remember turkeys, aren’t you? Messy things they were, what with all the plucking and and