Tag Archives: Washington

Two Different Mimosas

There is just something civilized about having a Mimosa, perhaps it is just tweaking the nose of the people that say “a meal without wine is just breakfast.”  Now I know that some people disagree with me, as they are … Continue reading

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Everything, but the Kitchen Sink

For years, one of the most famous restaurant chains across America, never had a location in Michigan, so we got used to the idea of at least having a fast lunch at least once a trip to Las Vegas, especially … Continue reading

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Vigil and Dinner

The walls and roof did not collapse or cave in, because I stepped into a church, which is a good thing. We attended an Easter Vigil Mass, which is also called a Paschal Vigil to watch our nephew finish his … 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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L’Ecole No. 41 Merlot 2000

I am not going back to school, but that is the first wine that I had since I made it to the ripe old age of 66.  Some people I know try to fudge their age or forget a year, … Continue reading

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Dead Canyon Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon

I really enjoy belonging to a wine club, actually we belong to three and the Fine Wine Source of Livonia offers the biggest selection of surprises.  I say that because the wines that we receive are probably not wines that … Continue reading

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Dead Canyon Ranch Red Blend

It wouldn’t be right, if I didn’t write about the domestic offering from my wine club, the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and this is one of the July offerings, even though I know that we are in August.  … Continue reading

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Brunch, Dinner, Zoom and Wine

Capt. Richard N. Jenson: What are you doing there, soldier? Soldier getting up from floor:  Trying to get some sleep, sir. Patton: Well, get back down there, son.  You’re the only son of a bitch in this headquarters who knows … Continue reading

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A Couple of Burgers

There are some nights when no one wants to cook, and at the same time, no one wants a real heavy meal.  There are even times when my Bride doesn’t want to be totally healthy and have a salad and … Continue reading

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“And Why am I Mr. Pink”

I have to think of Steve Buscemi as soon as I see the name of this wine, and if you have seen Reservoir Dogs, you will understand the correlation.  I recently picked up my August selections of wines from my … Continue reading

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