STRIKING GOLD!

October 3, 2011     Posted in The Lighter Side

This Saturday night, a house full (mine) of fine folks celebrated the 50th wedding anniversary of my in laws; Sally (Murphy) Moynihan aka “The Saint”This Saturday night, a house full (mine) of fine folks celebrated the 50th wedding anniversary of my in laws; Sally (Murphy) Moynihan aka “The Saint”[...]
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AMBER WAVES OF GRAIN

September 20, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

American Beer.   We love it. We seek it.  And, at times, we even hide it.  Yes, there are 50 listed on my menu at COBBLESTONES! Beer fanatics aboundAmerican Beer.   We love it. We seek it.  And, at times, we even hide it.  Yes, there are 50 listed on my menu at COBBLESTONES! Beer fanatics abound[...]
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PLATH, THE MINI SERIES

September 5, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

    OK.  It wasn’t my idea.  But I hope you like it…   http://www.mvmag.net/index.php/2011/08/29/estonia-2/ [...]
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DARE TO BE DIFFERENT

August 23, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

This post could easily turn into a full chapter in my book.  (The book that I keep writing in my head.)  As so poignantly expressed recently by my friend,This post could easily turn into a full chapter in my book.  (The book that I keep writing in my head.)  As so poignantly expressed recently by my friend,[...]
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STONES RESTAURANT CONSULTANT SERVICES

August 19, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

One of these days, MAYBE, I will start a consulting service.  But, seriously, there’s some shit you simply cannot teach. Here’s a prime exampleOne of these days, MAYBE, I will start a consulting service.  But, seriously, there’s some shit you simply cannot teach. Here’s a prime example[...]
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PUT THE KNIFE DOWN!

August 17, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Restaurant people as a rule, don’t do a whole lot more than restaurant.  It’s a crazy dynamic.  Of course, when we/they choose to go out,Restaurant people as a rule, don’t do a whole lot more than restaurant.  It’s a crazy dynamic.  Of course, when we/they choose to go out,[...]
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RANDOM WEEKEND BS

July 26, 2011     Posted in Business, Fun

After months of no plans being accomplished, we Jumped in the car and headed to S. Dartmouth to see an old college roomates, and their beautiful sonsAfter months of no plans being accomplished, we Jumped in the car and headed to S. Dartmouth to see an old college roomates, and their beautiful sons[...]
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CRASH COURSE

July 19, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Note:  I have not yet written about our trip to beloved Estonia, and the culinary relevance of this incredible place near Latvia.  On the Baltic Sea.Note:  I have not yet written about our trip to beloved Estonia, and the culinary relevance of this incredible place near Latvia.  On the Baltic Sea.[...]
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“ALBERT, CLEAN YOUR ROOM” (A letter to the Chef)

June 21, 2011     Posted in Business, Restaurant

Dear Chef,   I would love 10 minutes of your time today.  Maybe before our weekly mgt meeting. 3PM? I would simply like to discuss clarity with regardDear Chef,   I would love 10 minutes of your time today.  Maybe before our weekly mgt meeting. 3PM? I would simply like to discuss clarity with regard[...]
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NO MERRY OLD SOLE

June 15, 2011     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Good friends invited many other good friends to dinner recently, at a local high end restaurant redux, to celebrate their daughter’s completing anGood friends invited many other good friends to dinner recently, at a local high end restaurant redux, to celebrate their daughter’s completing an[...]
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