One of the things I have become aware of in my simplicity/minimalistic journey is the idea of a fantasy self. This is the concept that one envisions himself doing a certain thing/looking a certain way and then consumes to either achieve it or mimic it.
It is indeed ludicrous.
So, there I was in Total Wine browsing the bourbon aisle. I had come prepared to purchase a $200 bottle of Garrison Brothers (hey, Danny was a classmate of mine). When that didn’t work out, I was equally prepared to purchase several hundred dollars of other bourbons to stock my shelves.
But I couldn’t figure out which Knob Creek was better.
Then it dawned on me, I am out of my league. Yes, I enjoy bourbon, but I do not have that discerning of a pallet that I need to spend this kind of cash on drinking alone.
And that shattered whatever fantasy I had in my mind. I drink alone. All by myself.
I walked out without purchasing a thing. I have no alcohol in my home. I will not drink alone.
Also blogged on this date . . .
- Anova Wifi Sous VIde & 12-qt. Container - 2021
- Junk Food - 2020
- Goodbye Local Newspaper - 2012
- Robert's Rules for Dummies - 2011
- Angry Workout - 2011
- Technology I Can't Live Without - 2010
- Steal the Bacon - 2009
- My First Time - 2008
- Walk Two Moons - 2007
- A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving - 2007
- It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas - 2006
- Visiting Sean - 2004