Column: Learning the hard way
It was April of 2009 and that first day of the year above 80 degrees. The sun was shining. It was the perfect day for lunch outdoors...and drinks.
A few friends joined me at a patio bar in Fargo, my home at the time, and cocktails were had. Not too many, but plenty for an afternoon.
I was meeting another group of friends in New York Mills, of all places, later that evening, for, well, drinks and conversation.
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