In Response to Re: What's your Poison:
Hi GALE G ; GRANA here; I was never much of a drinker & now am not allowedto drink more than a sip of wine( due to medications & health isues.When I could drink,I liked mai tais, a brandy Alexander, compari & soda, whiteor redine (Sebastiani 1968 propritor's reserve merlot wine either at social gatheringgs& formal functions. For every day , Iliked 7UP; root beer, orange crush but can no longer handle bubbles except for asti spumonte champagne or Rose Mateus[NewYear's Eve]tiny sips only); Now I drink hot tea or water; noice w/ lemon or lime squeezed into it. Since I never drank to get tipsy ; I don't miss it ; other than the flavor of a really good red or white wine w/ a "special"meal. Mydr allowed a sip"JUST A SIP" ofwine on our 45thanniversry.The server suggested a lovely chardonayv.Huby&I shared a glass& therestaurant "comped" us thewine ine, even though they had to open a new bottle foroursingleglass; whichhubby was wilingo pay the $7 for l have become a connoseur(sp) of water & have learned which states, cities& towns have tastey water, and more imporantly , which do not:Widdbey Island, Wahington(not) & Philadelphia, Pa.(not); Merrimack,NH ( good) Way off the subject; I still do enjoy a small sip of whatever at dinners w/ others & rarely find a drinkI want more( than sip) of ; fortunately for me.
Posted by ann h
Gale, like you I am not supposed to drink alcoholic beverages because of some of the medications that I take. No alcohol for. I never cared much for it anyway. So, my "poisons" are regular sodas, tea, and chocolate, not necessarily in that order.