Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year

We have survived the Y2K Scare and the end of the Mayan calendar.   Hoping the future holds the best of love, luck, health and happiness to you all.     “I don’t drink any more…. I don’t drink any less” … Continue reading

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As we all prepare to enjoy some Champagne in a night or two , we must thank a Benedictine monk named Dom Perignon who was the cellar master at the Abbey of Hautvillers who noted that the white wines of … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Dinner with Friends

We have a charming couple for dear friends, which are younger than we are, but delightful in their maturity, wisdom and their desire to keep growing in an acquisition of knowledge.  They have a great interest in the arts, in … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

My Bride did a yeoman’s job preparing a feast for anyone that stopped by for dinner, even though she was under the weather and medicated.  We expected between twenty and thirty people to come and enjoy the evening.  Most of … Continue reading

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Painting with a Twist

My Bride and her girlfriend after we left Fleming’s went to a trendy new concept that they had booked about a month earlier for.  It is called “Painting with a Twist.”  And I am not sure what the twist is; … Continue reading

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Fleming’s for a Quick Dinner

One of my Bride’s dear friends just arrived from the Carolinas to visit her family and old friends.  We have been to assorted restaurants and wineries in Detroit, Traverse City, Napa Valley, Venice and Charlotte with her, and wine has … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas


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