Category Archives: Dining

February Birthdays 2019

It was the time of the month to celebrate all of the birthdays in the month of February.  It is just an easy way to get everyone together and a way to keep the social calendar down to one party … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Holidays, no matter how noble, are nights that we normally try to avoid eating out at restaurants.  Actually, there are so many holidays that are really family oriented, so it gives us a reason to have a big party at … Continue reading

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The Historic Holly Hotel

Our Christmas gift from our son and his wife was to have dinner at the historic Holly Hotel in Holly, Michigan.  Originally known as the Hirst Hotel it was built in 1891 to capitalize on the railroad travelers and it … Continue reading

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“It Certainly Is”

“This is another fine mess you got me into” was all I could think, with a tongue firmly in the cheek as we were off to the cinemas.  I grew up enamored with films and I loved them, but as … Continue reading

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Back to Boodles

You know the old expression “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it,” I think that is the perfect description for Boodles in Madison Heights, Michigan.  You could walk or drive by it constantly without really noticing it, because it is … Continue reading

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Our Get-together Dinner

My Bride becomes this little dynamo of energy once she gets hyped up for a party, and then if you add into the equation, that the party is for old friends, she just doesn’t stop.  Even with the wine that … Continue reading

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Appetizers for a Get-together

We tend to have gatherings at our house, you may have noticed, as over the years I have written about many of them.  The main reason is that my Bride is a wonderful cook and hostess, and the other small … Continue reading

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