Overdue for a meet-up?

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Ricordanza » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:31 am

Two dates make sense for me, since I would like to attend at least one of the meet-ups, and I will not be available August 10 and 11.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:33 pm

John F wrote:
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I work at the library until 6pm on Fridays, so Saturday Aug 11 would be my preference.

Now, of course, Lance will say he can't make it then either...
Unfortunately, the day that John F cannot make it is the day that I can. It is an evening performance, and I could not get home in time for Sunday morning.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by John F » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:23 pm

Since August was brought up only because Lance says he can't make it in July, let's wait for him to pick a date and see if it works. Meanwhile, July 18 will have to go ahead without him.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:31 pm

John F wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:23 pm
Meanwhile, July 18 will have to go ahead without him.
John sounds good--I'll go ahead with the July 18th plans and be back to everyone soon! Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:35 am

Here's how it seems to stand right now-please let me know if I've made any errors with this list. Thanks. Regards, Len

Wed July 18th 2PM Lunch

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Lance » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:10 pm

TWO meet-ups! Leave it to John Francis! A great idea. Please keep me posted.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by John F » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:10 pm

Lance, we need you to tell us what would be a convenient date or dates for you to join us. If you can, of course. If not, then I expect we'll just have one get-together, in July.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:09 pm

It just occurred to me that I can make it for a second meet-up on August 11 after all, if it is lunch. I could still see the last and promising Mostly Mozart Concert on Friday evening and return on Saturday in time for church on Sunday morning. Twice to NYC in two months? Can I stand the cultural strain? :) Anyway, I am still definite for July 18.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:33 am

jbuck919 wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:09 pm
It just occurred to me that I can make it for a second meet-up on August 11 after all, if it is lunch. I could still see the last and promising Mostly Mozart Concert on Friday evening and return on Saturday in time for church on Sunday morning. Twice to NYC in two months? Can I stand the cultural strain? :) Anyway, I am still definite for July 18.
Yes, I'm still definite for July 18, but am not ruling out lunch for August 11, so luckily we can be flexible with no preference for either date. I must say, Len's choice of restaurant for last year's meet-up with Barney was fine for both Teresa and me, so I'll leave it up to jbuck to decide when.

Looking forward to either date........

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:20 pm

maestrob wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:33 am
Looking forward to either date........
Brian I think John B said he's still a definite for July 18th but that Aug 11 might make for a second dinner-one consideration for Aug 11th is it's a Sat and that might it harder for us to have the restaurant practically to ourselves like you seem to be able to do on a week day when most people are at work. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:35 am

lennygoran wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:20 pm
maestrob wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:33 am
Looking forward to either date........
Brian I think John B said he's still a definite for July 18th but that Aug 11 might make for a second dinner-one consideration for Aug 11th is it's a Sat and that might it harder for us to have the restaurant practically to ourselves like you seem to be able to do on a week day when most people are at work. Regards, Len
Yes, Len, I had thought about that too. At any rate, we're still on for July 18th, while August is understood to be still tentative.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:44 am

maestrob wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:35 am
Yes, Len, I had thought about that too. At any rate, we're still on for July 18th, while August is understood to be still tentative.
Brian great-looking forward to it. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:03 pm

maestrob wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:35 am
lennygoran wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:20 pm
maestrob wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:33 am
Looking forward to either date........
Brian I think John B said he's still a definite for July 18th but that Aug 11 might make for a second dinner-one consideration for Aug 11th is it's a Sat and that might it harder for us to have the restaurant practically to ourselves like you seem to be able to do on a week day when most people are at work. Regards, Len
Yes, Len, I had thought about that too. At any rate, we're still on for July 18th, while August is understood to be still tentative.
We are still talking about lunch if it's August 11 (or so I assume), so I would have thought that the problem would not be finding a restaurant where there's room for us, but finding one that serves lunch on Saturday. I can't make the executive decision that some still think falls on me unless we solve that problem. Eating at the same place both times, if it is open on Saturday, is not out of the question. Ball's in your court.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:00 pm

jbuck919 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:03 pm
so I would have thought that the problem would not be finding a restaurant where there's room for us, but finding one that serves lunch on Saturday. I can't make the executive decision that some still think falls on me unless we solve that problem. Eating at the same place both times, if it is open on Saturday, is not out of the question. Ball's in your court.
John Sat is a big day for restaurants in NYC-my experience is most restaurants will be open for lunch. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:24 am

lennygoran wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:00 pm
jbuck919 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:03 pm
so I would have thought that the problem would not be finding a restaurant where there's room for us, but finding one that serves lunch on Saturday. I can't make the executive decision that some still think falls on me unless we solve that problem. Eating at the same place both times, if it is open on Saturday, is not out of the question. Ball's in your court.
John Sat is a big day for restaurants in NYC-my experience is most restaurants will be open for lunch. Regards, Len
I've never been to Pomodoro Rosso on a Saturday, which actually might be more crowded than on a Wednesday. Remember, when we were there last year on a Wednesday with Barney, they even had a special dish for us. Len, why don't you call the restaurant and just ask if their Saturdays are more crowded? I have a hunch that Wednesday might be better for us, with less competition from the Brunch Crowd than on Saturday. When we were there, we had a private room all to ourselves and hardly anyone else in the restaurant @ 2PM.

Then if you feel positive about a Saturday meet-up, I also think we should take a poll to see how many people would be available on Aug. 11 for a second meet-up for those who cannot attend on Wednesday. How about it, folks?

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:34 am

maestrob wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:24 am
lennygoran wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:00 pm
jbuck919 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:03 pm
so I would have thought that the problem would not be finding a restaurant where there's room for us, but finding one that serves lunch on Saturday. I can't make the executive decision that some still think falls on me unless we solve that problem. Eating at the same place both times, if it is open on Saturday, is not out of the question. Ball's in your court.
John Sat is a big day for restaurants in NYC-my experience is most restaurants will be open for lunch. Regards, Len
Yes, I think that Pomodoro Rosso, which is open for lunch on Saturday, looks like the best possibility for both occasions. If we have the private room, it doesn't matter how crowded the restaurant is except in speed of service. I believe that the menu is long enough to keep people from feeling bored by eating Italian twice in two months.

I've never been to Pomodoro Rosso on a Saturday, which actually might be more crowded than on a Wednesday. Remember, when we were there last year on a Wednesday with Barney, they even had a special dish for us. Len, why don't you call the restaurant and just ask if their Saturdays are more crowded? I have a hunch that Wednesday might be better for us, with less competition from the Brunch Crowd than on Saturday. When we were there, we had a private room all to ourselves and hardly anyone else in the restaurant @ 2PM.

Then if you feel positive about a Saturday meet-up, I also think we should take a poll to see how many people would be available on Aug. 11 for a second meet-up for those who cannot attend on Wednesday. How about it, folks?

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:57 pm

maestrob wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:24 am
Then if you feel positive about a Saturday meet-up, I also think we should take a poll to see how many people would be available on Aug. 11 for a second meet-up for those who cannot attend on Wednesday. How about it, folks?
Brian I'll look into this and be back to people-in the meantime if they aren't too crowded and can give us that private area how many will go for that and be definites for Sat Aug 11. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:11 pm

I called pomodoro and they said that between about 1:30 and 4:30 that private second level space shouldn't be a problem if the reservation was made in advance even on a Sat. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:40 pm

lennygoran wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:11 pm
I called pomodoro and they said that between about 1:30 and 4:30 that private second level space shouldn't be a problem if the reservation was made in advance even on a Sat. Regards, Len

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Well then go ahead and do it, assuming you are not incurring any financial obligation and that they have a reasonable cancellation policy. I'll do it for all of us if you want me to. As weird as it may feel to be planning back-to-back monthly CMG trips to NYC when I absent myself from said metropolis for years at a time, I can do it, and probably will.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:06 pm

jbuck919 wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:40 pm
Well then go ahead and do it, assuming you are not incurring any financial obligation and that they have a reasonable cancellation policy.
Thanks, don't worry-no financial obligation is needed and they're flexible on cancelling and/or changes-now we could use a list of definites and possibles.

Off the top of my head definites could be you, John F, Len and Sue, Lance and Steve, Brian and Theresa. Don't know about Larry Finkel, Don I, Garrett-hope people will respond as to their thoughts on this. Who am I missing? Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by John F » Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:57 pm

Isn't it Larry Rinkel with an R (and an i)? Hope he comes.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:57 am

John F wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:57 pm
Isn't it Larry Rinkel with an R (and an i)? Hope he comes.
John, thanks, yes it is-he's on the right! Before things get more complicated with 2 lunches I'm going to put up two threads, one for each date. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:52 pm

lennygoran wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:57 am
John F wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:57 pm
Isn't it Larry Rinkel with an R (and an i)? Hope he comes.
John, thanks, yes it is-he's on the right! Before things get more complicated with 2 lunches I'm going to put up two threads, one for each date. Regards, Len

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Yes, and the one on the left is Harris, who changed his screen name several times so that I cannot recall just who he most recently is. (One of the former names was, I think, Cliftwood). He has been one of our most distinguished posters also with a history that goes way back, but alas this can also mean "old." I hope he is still around, following this thread, and well enough to join us on one or both occasions.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by THEHORN » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:58 pm

I'd love to attend but transportation would be a problem, as I'm confined to a wheelchair andmy neurological condition which has made me unable to walk has been getting worse gradually .

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by THEHORN » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:04 pm

Also, while I enjoyed the get together at the Atlantic Grill, it was pretty loud because it was filled with customers and I had some difficulty with conversation because of this . At one of the previous dinners , we had a separate room where there was no difficulty with conversation .

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:31 pm

THEHORN wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:04 pm
Also, while I enjoyed the get together at the Atlantic Grill, it was pretty loud because it was filled with customers and I had some difficulty with conversation because of this . At one of the previous dinners , we had a separate room where there was no difficulty with conversation .
Bob yeah the Atlantic Grill didn't get it done for us-Pomodoro and especially when it's taking place is more private--otoh our spot on the the third short level up does have 2 sets of 3 stairs. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:44 pm

John F wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:57 pm
Isn't it Larry Rinkel with an R (and an i)? Hope he comes.
Forgive me if I missed it, but do we have a time for July 18th? I want to give Larry the details. I'm about to message him with the date(s) (John F will forgive me for using a noun as a verb :) ), but is our reservation firm so that we'll all be there at the same time?

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:30 pm

jbuck919 wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:44 pm
Forgive me if I missed it, but do we have a time for July 18th? I want to give Larry the details. I'm about to message him with the date(s)...is our reservation firm so that we'll all be there at the same time?
John yes, it's at 2PM-10 people. Regards, Len

CMG Lunch July 18th Wed 2PM


http://www.pomodororossonyc.com/

Let me know what changes are needed. Regards, Len

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John F

Henry M

Brian and Theresa

Len and Sue G

Garrett

Larry Rinkel

Donald Isler

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:55 pm

lennygoran wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:30 pm
jbuck919 wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:44 pm
Forgive me if I missed it, but do we have a time for July 18th? I want to give Larry the details. I'm about to message him with the date(s)...is our reservation firm so that we'll all be there at the same time?
John yes, it's at 2PM-10 people. Regards, Len

CMG Lunch July 18th Wed 2PM


http://www.pomodororossonyc.com/

Let me know what changes are needed. Regards, Len

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John F

Henry M

Brian and Theresa

Len and Sue G

Garrett

Larry Rinkel

Donald Isler
OK thanks. I've informed Larry. See you then. (Guess it's not too early to make my Amtrak reservation.)

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Chalkperson » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:38 am

I should be able to make July 18th lunch.

Will be good to see you all again.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:02 am

Chalkperson wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:38 am
I should be able to make July 18th lunch.Will be good to see you all again.
Chalkie great news! Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:40 am

I also contacted the person who had the unfortunate screen name "nutjob." It turns out that he and I have lived in the same location in two places out of three (I mean, whoever else here has heard of Wheaton, Maryland?), but he is currently in California so will not be able to join us.

Guess I'd better get on the ball and make my Amtrak reservation.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Ricordanza » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:03 am

Chalkperson wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:38 am
I should be able to make July 18th lunch.

Will be good to see you all again.
Glad you can join us!

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:08 am

jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:40 am
whoever else here has heard of Wheaton, Maryland?),
Sue and I-we've had Thai food there and it's close to a wonderful garden we've been to at least 3 times--Brookside Gardens! Regards, Len :)

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:19 am

lennygoran wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:08 am
jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:40 am
whoever else here has heard of Wheaton, Maryland?),
Sue and I-we've had Thai food there and it's close to a wonderful garden we've been to at least 3 times--Brookside Gardens! Regards, Len :)
Yes, I forgot that we've been through this before. But you and the intrepid Sue have been everywhere that I've been, except maybe Guam.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:26 am

jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:19 am
except maybe Guam.
You got me there! Regards, Len :)

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:14 pm

Chalkperson wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:38 am
I should be able to make July 18th lunch.

Will be good to see you all again.
Welcome, Chalkie. It will be good to see you as well.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Donald Isler » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:44 am

Just want to be sure if we're on for the meetup next Wednesday, the 18th, and confirmation of where it will take place?

Thanks!
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:46 pm

My turn, since I've let poor Lenny bear the burden of so much of this when it was my idea. Yes, we will meet up at 2:00 at Pomodoro Rosso on 229 Columbus Ave. May I add that this is a very big deal for me. First, I don't exactly get to visit the greatest city the world has ever known on a daily basis as a few of you do. Second, I am lacking in the kind of company you provide. If I were not an organist, I would give a limb to have a breakfast club made up of the likes of you, as opposed to what I would have to deal with to be part of one around here.
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:09 pm

jbuck919 wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:46 pm
My turn, since I've let poor Lenny bear the burden of so much of this when it was my idea. Yes, we will meet up at 2:00 at Pomodoro Rosso on 229 Columbus Ave.
John thanks for your help here-very much looking forward to it! Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by barney » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:32 pm

lennygoran wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:26 am
jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:19 am
except maybe Guam.
You got me there! Regards, Len :)
This is ambiguous, Len. Jbuck got you to travel to Guam? Or his riposte has you stumped? I hope it's the former.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:40 am

barney wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:32 pm
lennygoran wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:26 am
jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:19 am
except maybe Guam.
You got me there! Regards, Len :)
This is ambiguous, Len. Jbuck got you to travel to Guam? Or his riposte has you stumped? I hope it's the former.
It is not ambiguous at all. My father was stationed at Anderson AFB on Guam when I was 7-8 years old. It is a mixed memory for me, but not for my dear younger sister. Many years later I learned that she was sexually abused by a female teacher at the Catholic school. I know that Aussies are the most traveled people in the world, but, old friend, avoid that small island. It is in typhoon alley, and the worst one to hit in living memory almost cost my family their lives, but maybe that's a story for another time, or for no time at all.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:05 am

barney wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:32 pm
You got me there! Regards, Len :)
This is ambiguous, Len. Jbuck got you to travel to Guam? Or his riposte has you stumped? I hope it's the former.
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Barney what I meant was that Guam was a place he had been to but that I had never been there. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Donald Isler » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:18 am

Thank you, JBuck! Looking forward to seeing everyone next week!
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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:59 am

The restaurant is on 71st and Columbus, IIRC?

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by lennygoran » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:47 pm

maestrob wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:59 am
The restaurant is on 71st and Columbus, IIRC?
Brian yes it's on Columbus between 71st and 70th--the eastside of columbus ave. Regards, Len

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by maestrob » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:05 am

Thanks, Len! See you there!

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by IcedNote » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:34 am

Looking forward to it! Especially if Chalkie shows up. :D

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by jbuck919 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:47 pm

People, I hate to do this to you, since I am the instigator of the event, but it is unlikely that I will be able to join you tomorrow. Yesterday, working in the yard, I put a nail through my foot. It has been attended to properly, but the doctor has advised me to move about as little as possible for a few days. This is not consistent with traveling to Manhattan on a hot summer's day. Fortunately, I made no personal arrangements that have to be cancelled, and I hope that the lack of one person at the restaurant will not set anyone back. I still hold out the hope of seeing you in August. If Len takes pictures, please, may I get a copy? Otherwise I am well and there is no need to worry about me. Even in tiny Stony Creek there are people I can call on if I need help, but mainly what I need to do is keep still.

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Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

Post by Ricordanza » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:09 pm

John B, we'll miss you, but hope you make a full recovery.

Hope you weren't trying to imitate Lully.

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