ASK ME WHAT DRIVES ME CRAZY!

September 18, 2015     Posted in Uncategorized

So, the answer is many things, of course… But, this ONE thing, the hardest thing I have found, to get across to our staff–and–it shouldSo, the answer is many things, of course… But, this ONE thing, the hardest thing I have found, to get across to our staff–and–it should[...]
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IT TAKES A VILLAGE

September 16, 2015     Posted in Uncategorized

A typical up and down Sunday came to a sobering halt.  And then a 180 degree turn, in one of those moments of monumental clarity– “Prioritize, A typical up and down Sunday came to a sobering halt.  And then a 180 degree turn, in one of those moments of monumental clarity– “Prioritize,[...]
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NATURAL SELECTION

September 11, 2015     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, News, Restaurant

We interviewed a sous chef candidate recently in our forever search for the perfect recipe of excellence for our “village.”  The yin andWe interviewed a sous chef candidate recently in our forever search for the perfect recipe of excellence for our “village.”  The yin and[...]
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WHAT THE SHUCK

August 25, 2015     Posted in Announcements, Business, Fun, In real life, News, On The Web, Restaurant

Chelmsford, we like you.  You’re ok.  The people?  Excellent, in general, fine, intelligent, appreciative of our restaurant and very supportive. Chelmsford, we like you.  You’re ok.  The people?  Excellent, in general, fine, intelligent, appreciative of our restaurant and very supportive. [...]
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BUGGIN OUT

August 25, 2015     Posted in Business, Fun, Restaurant

For the first time in 21 years, the exterminator service we use regularly, to keep the bugs at bay–mosquitoes, flies, fruit flies, etc–commentedFor the first time in 21 years, the exterminator service we use regularly, to keep the bugs at bay–mosquitoes, flies, fruit flies, etc–commented[...]
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RESERVATIONS FOR 50 PLEASE

August 14, 2015     Posted in Announcements, Background, Friendship, Fun, In real life

For damn about forty years, my summer vacation occurs upon Martha’s Vineyard.  For the past handful, the president and his family can say the sameFor damn about forty years, my summer vacation occurs upon Martha’s Vineyard.  For the past handful, the president and his family can say the same[...]
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86 SYSCO

July 15, 2015     Posted in Background, Business, In real life, News, Restaurant

You KNOW I write when something hits me–always looking for inspiration–and hoping it’s interesting to those of you who read this.  ThisYou KNOW I write when something hits me–always looking for inspiration–and hoping it’s interesting to those of you who read this.  This[...]
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MY WAY, THE AMERICAN WAY

July 7, 2015     Posted in Announcements, Business, Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant

Kathy was cutting up watermelon for an Independence Day bbq, which is so very July 4th.  Which made me think of how independence day celebrates, of course,Kathy was cutting up watermelon for an Independence Day bbq, which is so very July 4th.  Which made me think of how independence day celebrates, of course,[...]
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CELEBRATING INDEPENDANCE

July 4, 2015     Posted in Uncategorized

Cobblestones and moonstones are closed today and tomorrow–July 4 and 5–so our incredibly hard working and dedicated staffs may enjoy a collectiveCobblestones and moonstones are closed today and tomorrow–July 4 and 5–so our incredibly hard working and dedicated staffs may enjoy a collective[...]
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13 THURSDAYS…FESTIVAL SPRING TRAINING

July 2, 2015     Posted in Announcements, Business, Friendship, Fun, News, Restaurant

We no longer are “Grillin on the River”…the lawn behind the Tsongas Arena now belongs to Aramark and UMASS. So, we adjust…and nowWe no longer are “Grillin on the River”…the lawn behind the Tsongas Arena now belongs to Aramark and UMASS. So, we adjust…and now[...]
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