Years ago I took note of the general aberrant behavior of otherwise sane folk towards the latter part of summer. The only variable was the unrelenting H O T, no Holidays, capricious and teasing rain, and more hot. Therefore such odd behavior was christened “August,” as in “She’s got a case of August,” or, “He’ll survive, it’s a case of August.”
Surviving August is a learned skill. There are some useful tools for adults, however.
Yes, it’s true. For those who are able to enjoy the adult beverage, then it eases the attention on the H O T August. And, we find, can be healthy.
An article in Self.Com, cites a number of studies noting the health benefits of beer. Other articles identify the studied benefits of beer.
|Making Beer in Ancient Egypt|
Now there is always the disclaimer about “modest” or “moderate” use (like always having to preference some finding/knowledge with an urge to consult your physician or attorney for medical or legal advice) and it’s self-evident when partaking of this ancient gift of the gods no longer improves the day.
Sierra Nevada (Chico, California) Stout – my favorite of their many delectable brews.
August won’t last forever.
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