Encourage one another and build one another up. Pray without ceasing. Test everything. Keep what is good. Avoid all evil. -1 Thess 5:11,17,21,22
I know better than to argue with her but I remain unconvinced.
Merlot almost makes me tolerate people and the holidays and that is quite the magic trick.
I've become rather fond of the local stuff from Chattanooga Whiskey. Couple fingers and some ice, and even the in-laws are tolerable! Try the cask strength (let the ice mellow a spell).
I generally just sip one finger's worth of whiskey at a time. Usually my middle finger held vertically next to a water tumbler.Your mileage WILL vary.
It will take at least that much to make me tolerate a certain someone this year. Maybe two fingers worth.
34 glasses? That's optimistic.
Another one of those French words I forgot.--ken
My brother-in-law , Gawd rest his merry soul , heh , required purchasing Carlo Rossi Burgundy by the gallon . Did I not love that Squaw so much I would have let the mad Irishman loose .
I am partial to this stuff--https://www.radiuswine.com/our-wines--the Cab, the Blend, and the Merlot. The 2017 and 2018 are excellent if you can find them. Tried the 2019 early this year, it needed a little more time in the bottle.
ROTFLMAO! It 'does' work well to 'lubricate' certain things...
ERJ, my favorite is Old Vin Zinfandel - but carefully rationed as I can become quite the cheery and loquacious fellow...