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Two Exclusive Wines from Roberts + Rogers

Roger Louer was at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan conducting a wine tasting and two of the wines are true exclusives for those that attended the tasting or can get there, if there is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2022

Count Alfonso Romero: “What time will the guest arrive?” Butler: “Oh, well, no one arrives first, Sir. They all come in last.” We were planning on having thirty guests for Thanksgiving, which I don’t know about you, but for us, … Continue reading

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The Graduation Dinner Continues

It was fun watching our grandson indulge in one of his grandfather’s quirky enjoyments.  I would venture to say that most teenagers don’t go out on a regular basis for fine dining, in fact over the years, we have discovered … Continue reading

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Prohibido Wines, Loica and Bodegas Alconde

I have to admit that most of the fun at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival was actually getting a chance to try the foods, and many were from touted Chef restaurants on The Strip that we don’t get … Continue reading

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September Birthdays 2022

This was going to be a litmus test, as this was going to be the first family get-together since my Mother-in-Law passed away.  My Bride went overboard trying to make it special as she views herself as the peacemaker, and … Continue reading

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An Abbreviated Club Meeting

My dinner club that has been around since the late 1800’s has had many changes over the years.  If you look at the founders of the club, you will notice that they were business titans, politicians and from families that … Continue reading

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Having Ms. Yoga for a Couple of Days

After getting over the surprise retirement party, and as we were getting ready to pack up, which was unique, as normally we are the last to leave, as we are there to the end cleaning and straightening.  My Bride had … Continue reading

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We Had Visitors

My Bride and I live in a suburb that was originally a township.  I am not sure what the definition of a township is where you live, but originally in Michigan in meant thirty-six square miles or six miles by … Continue reading

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What is Going On?

My dinner club has been slowly getting back into a real schedule, for almost two years, a society that has been in existence for getting close to one-hundred-fifty-years was almost scuttled by the harridan that can’t fix the roads that … Continue reading

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We Had Two Non-Vintage Wines

After the appetizers, we had The Caller and his wife move into the dining room which was also renovated since they had been here last.  It was fun, because he was looking at the room and trying to remember the … Continue reading

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