Tag Archives: Old Mission Peninsula

Summer Retreat

We found ourselves up at Crystal Mountain in the northwestern part of the lower peninsula of Michigan.  Crystal Mountain is now a year-round resort, but originally it was known more for skiing, but they have parlayed the grounds for all … Continue reading

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August Birthdays

When there are so many people in a family, it is easier to have one designated party for all the celebrants for any given month. It does make planning easier and less chance of having family absent from the party. … Continue reading

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A Reception at the Jockey Club

They say getting there is half the fun, but sometimes getting there can be nerve racking. Take in point that you have to drive about four hours, all the while checking for the times of the ferry service. We were … Continue reading

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Some Fun Dinners at Home

Given my preferences, I prefer Armenian cuisine, followed by Mediterranean style cuisine after that.  That is what I like, if not having something simple like a filet.  Of course my Bride gets bored with my requests and since we are … Continue reading

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Apache Trout Grill in Traverse City, Michigan

At one time Traverse City, Michigan was a quiet little resort town in Northern Michigan.  It is no longer quiet, as it has been discovered not only by Michiganders, but it has become a resort playground even for the city … Continue reading

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A St. Patrick’s Day Poser

I tend to write some of my stories ahead of time, when the muse strikes me.  I am just getting to a wine question that had me perplexed for the moment.  My Bride wanted to prepare a traditional Corned Beef … Continue reading

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