Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Memory of Toronto

When I was growing up, even though my Father came from Canada, we never went to Toronto.  My Father used to refer to it as “Cow Town” and that may be because it was a much smaller city when he … Continue reading

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Another Club Meeting

My dinner club had another meeting and we met at the Plymouth Crossing in Plymouth, Michigan.  This is an historic building with a background that I have discussed before, when I mentioned another dinner that I had there with my … Continue reading

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A Busy Day

I was under the weather for about a week with a nasty bug, which really curtailed my passion for friends, food and drink.  Some time I wonder, with all the medicine (wine) and garlic in my diet, how does a … Continue reading

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That Canvas Poster and Grace Kelly

About 1994 we were on a trip to Chicago and we had some free time and we were walking and shopping.  We ended up in a gallery that featured posters, not the glossy paper reprints that can be found anywhere; … Continue reading

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Memories from Our Honeymoon

Every morning as I go downstairs to have my morning breakfast and coffee, I get to wander by some art work, which always reminds me of our honeymoon.  We both had never gone on an ocean cruise, so that is … Continue reading

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Wyandotte Art Fair

The term “raconteur” means a story teller, and as “The Wine Raconteur” I can look at an item and relate it to a story about wine.  The late comic Morey Amsterdam was known for having a joke file in his … Continue reading

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“Come and Knock on Our Door…”

As long as I can remember, my daughter has called “dibs” on a piece of art work, which I bought when I was first started to learn about some of the fine arts.  As I was learning about wines, in … Continue reading

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