Category Archives: Dining

A Birthday Celebration 2022

My Bride came up with a unique way to celebrate my birthday this year.  She has been suggesting a Cuban restaurant for ages and she got her wish.  We went to Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine for lunch, and they are on … Continue reading

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September Birthdays 2022

This was going to be a litmus test, as this was going to be the first family get-together since my Mother-in-Law passed away.  My Bride went overboard trying to make it special as she views herself as the peacemaker, and … Continue reading

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“Bordeaux is My Favorite Grape”

A couple of weeks ago, my Bride and I went out to meet another couple for dinner.  I am always a bit concerned when she couches the restaurant’s description and tells me that they have really good food.  I have … Continue reading

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“Bueller…Bueller”

I enjoy the cinema, but I am old fashion, and I like to be entertained.  I don’t like to be preached to, or to be lectured to.  I enjoy a well written script and not a computer-generated cartoon, Warner Brothers … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Gandy Dancer

In old railroad slang a “gandy dancer” was a maintenance of way laborer, left over from when the tracks were laid by hand and a gandy pole was an implement used for tamping, while another man held tongs on the … Continue reading

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Adieu

I have never understood Mother-in-Law jokes as I had a tremendous one.  My Bride was going back and forth about choosing her retirement date.  Her client would have loved to have seen her continue, until he retired.  She had earmarked … Continue reading

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A New Chapter Begins

It is hard to think that my Bride and I have almost been together from Day One back in 1993, and now we are going to start a new chapter with new adventures…eventually.  As one old saying goes “Mann Tracht, … Continue reading

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An Abbreviated Club Meeting

My dinner club that has been around since the late 1800’s has had many changes over the years.  If you look at the founders of the club, you will notice that they were business titans, politicians and from families that … Continue reading

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Did Anyone Lose a Slipper?

We went to an exhibit “Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume” at The Henry Ford.  The Henry Ford is the modern way of referring to The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan and possibly … Continue reading

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Having Ms. Yoga for a Couple of Days

After getting over the surprise retirement party, and as we were getting ready to pack up, which was unique, as normally we are the last to leave, as we are there to the end cleaning and straightening.  My Bride had … Continue reading

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