Monthly Archives: February 2013

Valentine’s Day

We had a very quiet dinner at home on Valentine’s Day.  It is not that I do not like to be out with my Bride, as I think my articles would differ with that assumption.  I do not like going … Continue reading

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Declaration, Cold Mountain and a Cold Chardonnay

We were going to have dinner at 82 Queen in the evening and we were walking around the downtown area.  When we got to Queen Street it was cordoned off for a movie.  They were filming a scene from the … Continue reading

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Boone Hall Plantation, Magnolias in Charleston, South Carolina

One day while we were enjoying the charms of Charleston, we became real tourists and took a trip to Boone Hall Plantation, which is one of the few working plantations in the South.  While it is not Tara or Twelve … Continue reading

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Fort Moultrie, Cypress and a Sauvignon Blanc in Charleston

One of our day trips while we were on holidays in Charleston was to Fort Moultrie and the Fort Sumter National Monument, which is part of the National Park Service.  This fort defended Charleston Harbor from the Revolutionary War to … Continue reading

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Charleston, South Carolina

This was a city that we had to visit.  One of the most famous characters in literature hailed from this hallowed city of the South; Rhett Butler, one of the most famous men of print and cinema, and a man, … Continue reading

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Belly Dancers and Wine

For years, one of the popular niche types of entertainment in the Metro Detroit area was Middle Eastern Music with “Belly Dancing.”  This type of entertainment seems to have vanished from the landscape and has been replaced with over sized … Continue reading

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An Art Fair and Portofino in Wyandotte, Michigan

My Bride and I like to attend some of the art fairs that are very popular around the state and seem to be always held on the hottest days of the year, when we attend.  It also seems that we … Continue reading

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