Tag Archives: Pinot Grigio

Warner Vineyards

We were enjoying walking up and down the main street in downtown Holland, enjoying the shopping, but you could tell that it was much quieter compared to the last time we were there.  Also, most of the merchants were terrified … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Memorial Day should have been a big family day with twenty to thirty gathered together for a good time, good food and good beverages.  We always looked forward … Continue reading

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Easter, Zoom and Two Whites

“Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.” I think that we are all going through the motions of day in, day out.  Even my Bride has mentioned that she is tired, though … Continue reading

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One Never Knows

James Bond: “How about a cigarette?” Donald “Red” Grant: “Not a chance.” James Bond: “I’ll pay for it.” Donald “Red” Grant: “What with?” James Bond: “Fifty gold sovereigns.” That little bit of dialogue always comes into my head, when I … Continue reading

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A Night of Shrimp Cocktail

“From this day on, the official language of San Marcos will be Swedish. Silence! In addition to that, all citizens will be required to change their underwear every half-hour. Underwear will be worn on the outside so we can check. … Continue reading

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Bar Louie

Bar Louie is a restaurant that normally my Bride and one of her former coworkers go to, for get-togethers about once a month.  She actually has a couple of different places that she uses for different coworkers as she does … 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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“You Look Like a Mobster”

“You look like a mobster” is how someone broke the ice in a conversation with me, at a corporate holiday party, because Corporate America can not call it a Christmas Party anymore.  I mean I was totally at a loss … Continue reading

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The Ladies’ Annual Christmas Party 2019

This annual Christmas party has been going on, long before I ever arrived on the scene, but not as long as the Detroit Thanksgiving Parade or the traditional Lion’s Thanksgiving game.  It is a tradition and it is a mix … Continue reading

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