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ON THE SIDE: Deadly Mixes

When I was a younger man and did such stupid things, I came up with a cocktail my buddies called the Hixer Mixer. The blend should probably be outlawed, and certainly one was sufficient to achieve the desired effect. Two led to a friend spending the night on the host’s couch. I’m not sure anyone ever dared a third. Truly, after these many decades, I cannot even remember what all was in it.
Our nation is now in the midst of consuming a cocktail with the same potential devastating impacts.
What's that deadly mix? See the Sept. 16 Advance.

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