Monthly Archives: October 2013

Birthdays and Halloween Combined

As I have written before, the family usually gets together to celebrate all of the birthdays for the month on one day, this year a Halloween party was combined with it.  The venue was also changed, so that we could … Continue reading

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A Birthday Eve Dinner

Now and then new holidays and special days are created by one just using their imagination.  Birthday Eve has a nice ring to it, but it is not listed as a holiday.  Our son took my Bride out the night … Continue reading

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Rethinking About a Wine Vault

Sometimes I am a procrastinator.  Of course the reason for the procrastination is that I will have to redo the family room and I am sure it is due, as well as several other rooms in the house.  We received … Continue reading

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Olive & Ivy in Scottsdale, Arizona

We took a tour of “Old” Scottsdale with our hostess one day, as it is full of art galleries and similar shops.  While there are plenty of stores there, alas there were some galleries that were closing or had closed … Continue reading

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“Oops” – Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #4

“Oops” is not the word you want to hear from your surgeon or for that matter from your Certified Public Accountant.  We are having the fourth installment of the “Monthly Wine Writing Challenge” and the theme of “Oops” has been … Continue reading

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North at Kierland Commons

Sometimes the thirst must be self inflicted to leave one city in a desert Las Vegas to go to another desert in Arizona, and the temperature was about twenty degrees hotter as well.  I still get thirsty just thinking about … Continue reading

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Seeing My Cousin in Pheonix

As we bid our children and grandchildren adieu in Las Vegas, we boarded another plane to visit one of my cousins that lives in the Phoenix area for dinner and then we were going to go see an old friend … Continue reading

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