Tag Archives: Sonoma County

Adieu

I have never understood Mother-in-Law jokes as I had a tremendous one.  My Bride was going back and forth about choosing her retirement date.  Her client would have loved to have seen her continue, until he retired.  She had earmarked … Continue reading

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A New Chapter Begins

It is hard to think that my Bride and I have almost been together from Day One back in 1993, and now we are going to start a new chapter with new adventures…eventually.  As one old saying goes “Mann Tracht, … Continue reading

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Dinner with The Caller

I have to say, that The Caller did an admirable job navigating the pontoon boat on the lake.  The lake that they are on, is a private lake, and I don’t quite understand it totally, but it is like a … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with The Caller

Way back, before my Bride had retired, in fact, way back, the last time we were with The Caller and his charming wife, we made arrangements to have dinner with them.  The hardest thing to get from them, is a … Continue reading

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Carriage House at Hotel Iroquois

As we wandered around Mackinac Island, it dawned on us that something was different this time on the island, compared to all of the other times.  We were there on the weekend, and we have never been there except during … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club June 2022

The month of June was the Trifecta for wine club selections as I also picked up from my local club The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I always enjoy the curated selection from my shop, and a chance to … Continue reading

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Butter Run Saloon

Butter Run Saloon * Spirits * Nourishment * Character* is the basis for a recent get-together.  If I leave it to my Bride, we will always dine at the same restaurant, have the same meal and the same wine.  Not … Continue reading

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Rodney Strong Pinot Noir

Every now and then, you go out with friends for dinner, and with a group, it is fun, but not everyone likes the same stuff.  That is just human nature. On occasion, you also have to make arrangements with the … Continue reading

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A Retirement at Rocky’s

Not mine, as somehow, I just eased into a retirement mode after practicing for it, for several years, or so it seems.  Not my Bride’s either, though she is chomping at the bit and making her plans for it.  I … Continue reading

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An Encore Tasting with Korbin Ming

I can’t think of a better way to spend an hour or so tasting wines at my favorite wine shop The Fine Wine Shop in Livonia, Michigan.  I know that sometimes I sound like a broken record always mentioning this … Continue reading

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