Tag Archives: Italy

The Annual Ladies’ Party 2021

Long before I was on the scene, there was an Annual Ladies’ Party that my Bride has hosted and I am sure that if I ask, she could produce the first year and all the pertinent information.  In fact, it … Continue reading

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Shades of the Old Neighborhood

At the end of my old neighborhood was Patton Park, named after General George “Blood and Guts” Patton, one of the military heroes of World War II.  The Park was famous in the day, because after the Independence Day parade, … Continue reading

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Catching Up with The Caller at Dinner

Attempting to get together with The Caller is harder than finding a smooth road in Michigan.  Since, the moment that he and his charming wife both retired, they may have to hire a full time Social Secretary.  We actually made … Continue reading

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Another Round of Tasting with Ms. Yoga

Mame Dennis Burnside was at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and she was having fun.  Ms. Yoga has the personality that can be bigger than life, especially when she is having a good time.  She and my Bride … Continue reading

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Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle

While I was enjoying some unique Italian wines at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, I encountered a third wine from the same region.  The region is the Aosta Valley DOC, Valle d’Aosta DOC or just VDA DOC.  … Continue reading

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Valle D’Aosta

Aosta Valley or VDA is the northernmost Alpine wine region of Italy and I was tasting some of these wines at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  The valley is Italy’s smallest and least populous region and abuts … Continue reading

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Beacon Bistro

Getting a restaurant reservation in Petoskey on the last minute, was as difficult, as our governor’s husband trying to get his boat in the water during the lockdown.  We were put on numbered lists for potential call backs.  Even the … Continue reading

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Louis’ Chop House

There were the four of us continuing a birthday celebration, that I tagged along on, as we know that I have no shame.  We were going to Louis, but not Louis in the Bronx.  We were going to an old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Another Day Date

One of the great things these days, is the chance to have dates again with my Bride, though she may be getting tired of being with me, after the last almost two years.  She is probably happy, that we don’t … Continue reading

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A Toscana and a Greve

I had a couple more Italian wines while I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  Both of the wines were based on the Sangiovese grape, the workhorse of Chianti and Tuscany.  It is always fun to … Continue reading

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