Alcohol Afterwards: First Dose

Alcohol Afterwards: The First “A” of Sagacious Extravagance. Your brain is like a blind person searching in a dark room for a black cat that isn’t there. Alcohol only makes the brain’s difficult job even harder. Some of the most intoxicating shopping pleasures are subtle and sensual and easily overlooked on alcohol. Be particular circumspect when drinking and e-shopping extravagances. Imagine, for a moment, that you are shopping alone in a completely dark Louboutin boutique, with your sunglasses on and your eyes firmly shut. The shop is comfortably warm but very humid. You can hear a regular thudding drum-beat in the distance. You are searching for a pair of black shoes (completely black except for the soles) which, unbeknown to you, the shop no longer stocks. A dark, handsome and mute waiter, dressed in black tie, approaches you and offers you a choice between ...