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Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

To this day, I marvel at the concept of having a Norman Rockwell style Thanksgiving dinner.  I never encountered it growing up, but then I guess Norman Rockwell didn’t grow up with Armenians who believe that there may not be … Continue reading

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Early Thanksgiving Day

The big day had arrived and everyone can get mad at us.  The gifts for Christmas have been bought, wrapped and bundled by family.  The Christmas cards and newsletters have been posted, and so have the Christmas parcels.  All the … Continue reading

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Verterra Winery

Even with all of the driving that we did, we wanted to visit another winery that we had heard good praise about, and that was Verterra Winery.   I found it amusing that the same week that we had returned home, … Continue reading

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Laurentide Winery

We decided to take the scenic tour along the lake from Petoskey to the Leelanau Peninsula and visit a couple of new wineries to us.  The first winery we pulled up to was Laurentide Winery on the 45’th Parallel.   As … Continue reading

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Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery

While we were in Petoskey we decided to try another winery, before we headed out to our next destination.  We went to the tasting room for Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery.  Andrew and Tracie Roush are living out their dream … Continue reading

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Mackinaw Trail Winery

Our first afternoon up in Petoskey and we had some free time, prior to dinner that evening, so we went into the downtown, which was all of a block and a half from the Stafford’s Perry Hotel.  The downtown area … Continue reading

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More Whites

All the time that we were up at Crystal Mountain, there was a bit of The Thin Man that permeated the trip.  No there was no mystery and thankfully no murder, but the ambience in the vacation home was one … Continue reading

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