Monthly Archives: May 2016

Another Fiftieth Anniversary

I have had the good fortune to attend two Fiftieth Wedding Anniversaries and the funny thing is that both were celebrated at the exact same church, fifty years later. Fifty years is quite an accomplishment in today’s society and I … Continue reading

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Celani Family Wines

Some days talking about wines makes everything fall in place. I met the new owners of the old Pier 500 in Wyandotte, Michigan the other day and naturally wine became a topic of discussion. When we were introduced I immediately … Continue reading

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I am seeing more and more wineries stepping up to the plate to volunteer some of their proceeds for charitable acts and I applaud that. It makes me think of the volunteer that I live with, namely my Bride who … Continue reading

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MWWC#25: Travel

“Wherever we go what ever we do. We’re gonna go through it together. We may not go far, but sure as a star Wherever we are its together.” A little classic traveling lyrics to herald in the next installment of … Continue reading

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Union Street

The good news about Detroit is how it is becoming more of a trendy city with all of the new restaurants, taverns and bars. When I was going to high school in Downtown Detroit there was considered more of a … Continue reading

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A Friend is coming to Visit

A dear friend of ours will be in town soon and asked if we could put her up for a couple of days. In my usual hospitable way I told her that we do not take credit cards, but we … Continue reading

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A Student Memory

Back when I was in college, I had a friend that attended another school, namely Michigan State University up in Lansing. Over the years the State of Michigan has witnessed plenty of school rivalries both within the state and beyond. … Continue reading

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