Tag Archives: Chardonnay

Two Different Mimosas

There is just something civilized about having a Mimosa, perhaps it is just tweaking the nose of the people that say “a meal without wine is just breakfast.”  Now I know that some people disagree with me, as they are … Continue reading

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Dinner at Vertical

As I am writing about a wonderful dinner at the restaurant Vertical, it was rather a harbinger of better times in Michigan.  It seems that our harridan was caught in yet another “do as I say moment” and it was … Continue reading

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Going Out in Style

We were over due for a real date night and a fabulous dinner, so we went to Vertical in Downtown Detroit.  Vertical is located in the Harmony Park district of Downtown Detroit in a residential hotel, behind the Music Hall.  … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Place for Brunch

After booking the flight and the hotel, we booked this brunch, and it was mentioned often as we talked about the trip.  We were making a return trip to Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse.  Echo & Rig was the … Continue reading

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Nick and Nora Land in Vegas

I think the greatest invention is wheeled luggage, because in the old days of Pullman suit cases, which we still have, the Red Cap or later on the Sky Cap handled everything for you.  Nowadays, it is rather difficult to … Continue reading

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Vigil and Dinner

The walls and roof did not collapse or cave in, because I stepped into a church, which is a good thing. We attended an Easter Vigil Mass, which is also called a Paschal Vigil to watch our nephew finish his … Continue reading

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More Forgotten Wine

The house has been in a bit of upheaval in preparation of Easter.  Some people are truly organized and take everything in stride.  We are reactionaries, I guess, as it was time for some deep cleaning, not that the house … Continue reading

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Two I Expected to Lose

As I have reported, I have been clearing out the wine cellar and hopefully finding some gems that survived the fifteen-day lockdown that has morphed into a year and counting.  As I have been reporting, we have found and enjoyed … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day at Home

Sundays for the last year have been quiet stay at home days, of course for the last almost a year, every day has been a stay-at-home day.  Sundays have become rather structured, regardless if it is a holiday or not … Continue reading

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The Night Before St. Valentine’s Day

Since St. Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday this year and we were both itching to go out somewhere.  I suggested a restaurant that we have been to several times before and my Bride decided to have our Son’s family … Continue reading

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