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Salmon and KJ Great Estates

Bartlett: “Gentlemen, no doubt you’ve heard the immortal words of our new commandant: devote your energies to things other than escape, and sit out the war as comfortably as possible.” My Bride and I have been most fortunate as we … Continue reading

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Ninety-four

I have had the great pleasure to have a Mother-in-Law that is the antithesis to the creatures that have been portrayed on the stage, film, radio and television.  I am sure that some may be envious, but she is just … Continue reading

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Another Great Chardonnay

Here we were in Bay City for a board meeting and after the lunch break, people went on their ways for the afternoon. There was a small golf tournament for the members that is highly popular, but I haven’t golfed … Continue reading

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Tom’s Oyster Bar

It has been a little quiet around here, so I have been digging into my boxes of labels looking at the back side of them for a restaurant that I can write about. Tom’s Oyster Bar used to have four … Continue reading

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Marilyn and Shamrocks

Everyone tries to keep in touch with former schoolmates. There is something comforting about the old days, call it nostalgia or just a longing for what seemed a simpler time. I think that is why school reunions in any form … Continue reading

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Two Chardonnays

Ms. Yoga while she was in town for holidays, spent a full day with us and she had a full itinerary, but of plans that she wanted to accomplish as well. I was off that day, but I declined to … Continue reading

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My Sneaky Trick

My sneaky trick has nothing to do with politics, so you can breathe a sigh of relief. It is just something I do when we are traveling and staying at hotels. If one is in the wine country, this isn’t … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Wines to Relax With

Some people may think that one who writes about wine must have a glamorous life, if the others do, then I must be doing something wrong. There are occasions when the dinner is fabulous and the wines are stellar, but … Continue reading

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Charley’s Crab

“Chuck Muer restaurants, serving the good taste of America” is the slogan on the back of a match box, when restaurants wanted you to keep a memento of your dinner. The Chuck Muer restaurants are scattered around the Metropolitan Detroit … Continue reading

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Seeing My Cousin in Pheonix

As we bid our children and grandchildren adieu in Las Vegas, we boarded another plane to visit one of my cousins that lives in the Phoenix area for dinner and then we were going to go see an old friend … Continue reading

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