Tag Archives: Sonoma County

Christmas Day 2018

Christmas Day is always hectic, or at least it was to us.  After my Bride came back from assisting in the rites at her church for the morning mass, she came home and we exchanged the Christmas presents.  The next … Continue reading

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What a Difference

Sometimes you don’t think about the difference between a craft wine and a commercial wine until they are side by side.  We were all excited to have another dinner with an old friend of mine, and now ours, The Wine … Continue reading

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Two from Kenwood Vineyards

When I am doing some impromptu wine tastings at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, I always enjoy the chance to try wines from the same winery, if possible.  I had that chance, and a winery that I haven’t ran … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga is Nostalgic

One of my cast of characters Ms. Yoga will be paying another visit shortly and the Casa Raconteur will be ready with open arms.  The luggage rack will be at the foot of the bed, and we will try to … Continue reading

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Dinner in a Wine Cellar

Do you know how dangerous it is for the two of us to go strolling in Petoskey?  Petoskey is the perfect example of a resort town.  The shops were not cookie cutter and yet somehow my Bride knew about all … Continue reading

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Leia to Raquel

We toured “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” at the Detroit Institute of Arts.  We weren’t sure if Ms. Yoga would be interested in seeing the exhibit, but when she said yes, we went ahead and booked the tickets … Continue reading

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He’s a What?

“He’s a Music Man” and that was the premise that brought half of the family up to Crystal Mountain for a get-away.  The Louisville clan’s twin children were both accepted to Interlochen Center for the Arts summer theatrical camp and … Continue reading

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