Welcome to the 2014 edition of Window Views. For instructions on how to participate visit out title page
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I am only including one window today. I shot this very recently. I find its message extremely thought-provoking.
This is the sign on our local ABC (alcoholic beverage control) store window.
My thoughts are: okay we’ve earned the state 8.2 billion dollars through the sale of alcohol but at what cost? Don’t get me wrong, I am not in favor of prohibition, every one knows I enjoy my wine on occasion. But I am a realist and a former bartender. I’ve seen the devastation on lives and families that alcohol wreaks and that’s without even taking drunk drivers who kill and maim into the equation.
There is a lot of money to be made in the sale of alcohol and people are going to drink one way or another; history has proven that. It is better to be made legally than illegally, history has proven that also.
I think it is in poor taste to post this sign and brag but since they (the state of Virginia and its ABC board) did, let’s talk about marijuana….