Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

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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August West Pinot Noir SLH

The joys of receiving wines through a wine club, is that one never knows what to expect, and it might not be what one was thinking about.   The second bottle of wine that I unpacked from “A Taste of Monterey” … Continue reading

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September Birthdays 2020

I guess we were all scofflaws, but we attempted to have a birthday celebration, just like we used to do before genteel society ended and we were all in a form of solitary confinement, unless one was in confinement, and … Continue reading

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What, No Cheeseburger?

I remember when I was a kid in grade school, I used to read the newspaper, actually I would read anything that I could get my hands on.  There was an article back then about local celebrities who opined where … Continue reading

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The New Ennui

Every morning around seven, we go out for our daily 3K walk and it takes us about forty minutes and then we come home, clean up and get dressed and have breakfast.  Our normal routine now, though I don’t have … Continue reading

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The Earle With The Caller

We were in Ann Arbor for the first time in ages meeting with The Caller and his charming wife.  It is the first time that I can think of, where driving in Ann Arbor was free and easy, as it … Continue reading

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Back to Butch’s Dry Dock

We were making the most of our time in Holland, Michigan and it was a hot one as we walked up and down the main street of downtown.  We had to stop several times to quench our thirst, but alas … Continue reading

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The River Crab

Here we were on our first major venture since the new virus from Wuhan changed outings.  I guess that even the cars in the caravan were practicing social distancing, as we didn’t see the other cars as we drove the … 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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