Why Limit Happy to an Hour?: A Little Book of Wit (and a Whole Lot of Attitude) : Admit it already. Life is always better after a margarita or three. Artist and aperitif advocate Mary Phillips shares her cocktail wit and wisdom inside this intoxicating smash titled Why Limit Happy to an Hour? Whether the subject is cocktails, men, chocolate, weight, relatives, motherhood, or just plain unadulterated attitude, Phillips finds a way to sum up life's happenings one zinger at a time.