Tag Archives: Monterey County

Butter Run Saloon

Butter Run Saloon * Spirits * Nourishment * Character* is the basis for a recent get-together.  If I leave it to my Bride, we will always dine at the same restaurant, have the same meal and the same wine.  Not … Continue reading

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A Taste of Monterey-December 2021

It is that time of the year that we received our wine club shipment from A Taste of Monterey and we discovered the club by accident as we were wandering around the waterfront of Monterey, as we were going to … Continue reading

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November 2021 Wine Club Selections

Each month I always look forward to the choices from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  A class act operation, where I and every other patron knows that he won’t have to wade through the wines offered at gas … Continue reading

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A Franciscan Cab at the St. Croix Shop

Almost my entire working career I was a clothier, not a haberdasher, but a clothier.  Over the years I have met some individuals that will always be a clerk.  There was a certain status of being a clothier and it … Continue reading

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National Pizza Day

I am not sure, if it was National Pizza Day or International Pizza Day, as I was getting bombarded with photos of some great pizzas on February Ninth.  Now when I was growing up, pizza was still a novelty, believe … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Gifts

“Taking coal to Newcastle” is the classic expression for redundancy and some may say that is like buying me a bottle of wine.  Au contraire.  Actually, I really appreciate anyone and any gift, because it means that someone has to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

Christmas cards and newsletters mailed.  Christmas gifts wrapped and shipped for the out of towners.  Christmas gifts for the locals wrapped and bundled by family.  All of these accomplishments are achieved by my Bride the day before Thanksgiving.  For the … Continue reading

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What a Great Idea

Let us ask Sherman to take us into “the wayback machine” to just maybe January or February when the world was unchanged.  My Bride worked for a company, just like the majority of Americans did, and she would go to … Continue reading

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I Wish We Had a Portkey

Way back in January of this year that has lasted for seven years already, we booked a trip that would land between our two birthdays and an anniversary, and that is convenient.  Though this anniversary is actually considered a milestone, … 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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