Re: [gardeners] Friday in the mood for more celebrating

George Shirley (
Thu, 29 Nov 2001 17:35:15 -0600

This strange person happens to be the listowner Rateaver. If you're unhappy with the list content
you can always use your welcome instructions to leave it. If you don't remember how I can do it for
you. Your abrasiveness is not appreciated.

George Shirley
Listowner - Gardeners

Bargyla Rateaver wrote:
> strange kind of people one has to encounter on a list, even when merely trying to get down the row to see if there is anyone needing info or help with some detail.
> George Shirley wrote:
> > All of that food sounds wonderful but dinners such as that are wasted on me nowadays. Lots of
> > different buffets around this area but I'm happy with just a meal for a single person and generally
> > can't eat all of it at one sitting.
> >
> > Don't think I've ever eaten Brazilian cuisine. When I was flying in and out of there in the fifties
> > I was more interested in the beautiful women and the booze, food was a secondary consideration.
> > <VBG>
> >
> > I'm glad you and Jimmie had a nice holiday as so many of us did.
> >
> > George
> >
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi there, George -- we were expecting to be with my 16-month old niece
> > > on Thanksgiving, but she overslept. Broke my heart, it did . .
> > >
> > > Our holiday meal was spent in the company of (remember the list...?)
> > > all those famous cousins:  90, 93, 92, 82, 80, and us young 'uns. Of
> > > course we did have 3 teenagers, to wait on us.. or was it the other way around? And this is the house with the dozen geckos, the tanantula, and
> > > the black widow spider, plus the tank of tropical fish. You kinda get used to it, after a few years ....
> > >
> > > One grandson arrived by car from Rochester, NY, about 350 miles (with his
> > > dad); the other grandson arrived by car from Spartenberg, South Carolina.
> > > with another driver -- they drove 17 hours straight thru, in a flatbed truck, bringing a used car up here for his mother. His friend had never
> > > seen the North before, and he insisted upon geting down to Ground Zero to see the World Trade Center ruins, and to taste our northern pizza, canelone, Chinese food, smoked ham, in fact, anything which he had heard of but had never found ...  We took 9 of us to the Brazilian Brassiera
> > > Restaurant for dinner on Friday night. The waiters come around with skewers hot off the open fires, and slice as much as you want as long as you stay, for your dinner:  roast beef, lamb, pork, sausage, rabbit,
> > > chicken, can't remember what else. They rolled in a full roasted suckling pig, and a little while later, a full baked fish of some kind. And the buffet holds 42 different salads, plus 3 soups, mashed potatoes and gravy, and rolls. There's a dessert trolley as well, but we have NEVER tried it. Penny, NY
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