People drink a lot on New Year's Eve!
Or they think a lot about drinking, anyway. This fact of life was reinforced to me when my number of page views skyrocketing on Dec. 31 for absolutely no reason whatsoever. I hadn't posted anything in four days, so what other reason could there be? People were just trolling the internet looking for drinking ideas.
Mostly readers honed in on my recent post about Tom & Jerrys, a holiday drink if there ever was one. Also popular was my thesis from a few months back about that wonderful old Wisconsin tradition, the Brandy Old Fashioned. Go figure.
Me? I spent a quite New Year's with friends. As is my tradition, I bought a half bottle of Billecart-Salmon Rose Champagne. It was sublime as usual