Tag Archives: Chateau Ste. Michelle

An Early Dinner

My Bride keeps in contact with plenty of her past associates and some have developed into long lasting friendships.  She has groups of friends going back to the days when everyone and every business seemed to be located in downtown … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2021 Part Two

We had all the food even after twenty-four diners from Thanksgiving, so we all went to the missing sister’s house to continue the revelry.  More Thanksgiving, more birthdays, more food and of course more wine.  It was also the meeting … Continue reading

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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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Everything, but the Kitchen Sink

For years, one of the most famous restaurant chains across America, never had a location in Michigan, so we got used to the idea of at least having a fast lunch at least once a trip to Las Vegas, especially … 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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A Soft Opening

We were invited to a “soft opening” of a new restaurant location for one of the chains.  Our nephew got a job there and he had invited his parents for the “friends and family” offer of free dinners, and they … Continue reading

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Brunch, Dinner, Zoom and Wine

Capt. Richard N. Jenson: What are you doing there, soldier? Soldier getting up from floor:  Trying to get some sleep, sir. Patton: Well, get back down there, son.  You’re the only son of a bitch in this headquarters who knows … Continue reading

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A Reason to Continue

Sometimes there is really no reason to have a party, except for “because.”  Since everyone got together for a graduation party brunch, the entire afternoon and evening had a gaping hole in the calendar.  Not to mention that the entire … Continue reading

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A New Birthday

The normal way to celebrate birthdays is that we lump all the celebrants of the month into one party and allow the cake to enumerate them. This works out well and it keeps the party scheduling a whole lot easier. … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner

Preparations were at full steam after my Bride returned from doing readings at her church for Easter morning. The final details for the rooms with decorations and getting all of the gifts for Easter for the children; as well as … Continue reading

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