Monthly Archives: August 2014

Some New Offices

I had the privilege of attending a party to showcase the new suites for an accountant. I went as a guest and the leasing agency for the building had a wonderful affair to show off the new units, along with … Continue reading

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Another Dinner Club Meeting

My dinner club is a venerable old society that was founded in the late 1800’s in Detroit. The Detroit Philatelic Society was even honored when the City of Detroit celebrated their 300’Th Anniversary as one of the oldest clubs still … Continue reading

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A Quick Dinner in Northville

Some dinners are planned and other dinners are by happenstance. This was one evening, as a fine gentleman had passed away, much too soon and very respected in his community. The funeral home was totally congested and we parked about … Continue reading

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The City of Lathrup Village

Somehow the sound of it sounds incongruous, but because of the many laws governing municipalities some villages do indeed become cities. Townships get incorporated, but then they are just referred to as “the city of.” I found myself in tow … Continue reading

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“Wears Like a Pig’s Nose”

Isn’t that a great way to advertise a product? Actually it was, at the beginning of the last century. It was the slogan for Finck’s Overalls, which curiously are still in existence, but now known by another label. The Finck … Continue reading

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A Couple of Glasses of Wine at Fleming’s

There are times when we want to have a fast meal, and rather go to a fast food emporium or a quasi-fast food place; we will run over to Flemings Steak House. Here you can have quality food and if … Continue reading

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The Dakota Inn Rathskeller

The neighborhood that I grew up in, in Southwest Detroit was at one time predominately a German area of the city, and there were other pockets elsewhere in Detroit as well. The area was once called “Ferndale” more as borough … Continue reading

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