I recently learned something that I had never known before.   New Year's Eve is not the biggest drinking night of the year here in the U.S., nor is St. Patrick's day.

More alcohol is consumed on the night before Thanksgiving than at any other given time throughout the year.  Is dealing with family members easier with a hangover?   Maybe some people keep drinking into the holiday to ease the pain of in-laws.

But whatever the reason, this bears keeping in mind when you are on the roads on Wednesday night.   Be extra cautious and stay aware that some other drivers may be impaired.  And please, if you plan to use alcohol, also planto have someone who is not do the driving.  Happy Thanksgiving.