My husband and I were sitting at a table at his high school reunion, and he kept staring at a drunken woman swigging her drink as she sat alone at a nearby table.
I asked him, "Do you know her?"
"Yes", he sighed, "She's my old girlfriend . . . . I understand she took to drinking right after we split up those many years ago, and I hear she hasn't been sober since."
"My God!" I said, "Who would think a person could go on celebrating that long?"
And then the fight started . . .