BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013

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BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013

I'm excited for Rhode Island . . . . I'm absolutely a YES.
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    wanderingjew
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/21 10:36:26 (permalink)
    Sandra and I are in.
     
    I'll put together a definitive itinerary as soon as I have an idea of hours of operation for
    the stops I have in mind.
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/21 15:09:40 (permalink)
    Gosh, would love that meet-up! Say hi to Sandra for me, WJ!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/21 17:47:49 (permalink)
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    Gosh, would love that meet-up! Say hi to Sandra for me, WJ!

     
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     One of these days we'll get you to New England. I will let Sandra know you said "Hi"
     
     
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/22 14:16:55 (permalink)
    I know its early--but when i nMay and any idea where--i will be back in Mass for most of the month--my birthday on the 10th and daughters wedding the weekend of the 18th on Martha' Vinyard--would LOVE to meet up with you all--will be flying in on the 1st and leaving the 22nd and will be staying with family in Millis and Medfield
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/22 14:25:48 (permalink)
    tiki
     
    It would be great to see you again.
    No definitive plans for May yet. But we usually meet the 2nd tuesday of each month.
    Perhaps you might want to make some suggestions?
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/22 19:29:31 (permalink)
    Hello tiki !
     
    I agree with WJ, why don't you suggest places since you're only here for this month.  I'm so excited to have a new face join us!  I live and work very close to Millis and Medfield so if transportation is an issue, I might be able to assist.  Looking forward to meeting you!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/22 20:32:21 (permalink)
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    Hello tiki !

    I agree with WJ, why don't you suggest places since you're only here for this month.  I'm so excited to have a new face join us!  I live and work very close to Millis and Medfield so if transportation is an issue, I might be able to assist.  Looking forward to meeting you!
     
     
    Tiki I believe is one of the original members of the Tennessee Glee Club. If he wasn't the original then he was apart of the 2nd annual glee club event...
     
    I had the opportunity to meet up with Tiki in Oklahoma during my heartlanding through the breadbasket trip back in the Summer of 2010. Here is a photo of us together.
     

     
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/27 11:49:02 (permalink)
    sounds good--may have to get my cousin Henry Santoro in on this too!--will do some checking into this! :)
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/27 11:51:42 (permalink)
    i remember that pic--that was during the bluesfest that we do every yr--i still have my wristband on--think i slept about 2 hrs that night before we met for breakfast at the Shawnee Restaraunt!
     
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/02/28 20:51:22 (permalink)
    Here is our tentative itinerary for March 12.....
     
    1st Stop
    C'est Bon
    426 Cass Avenue Woonsocket
    - A Quebecois Bakery.....They have  Whole or "by the slice" French Canadian Meat Pies
    Here's an article in the local paper

    I checked and they're only open till 6pm...
     
    2nd Stop
    Moonlight House of Weiners
    32 Rathbun Street Woonsocket
     
    They have the local special here- The Dynamite. Unique to Northern Rhode Island, to me it tastes like American Chop Suey Meat Sauce in a Grinder Roll.....add some red pepper flakes and the sandwich really comes alive!
     
    3rd Stop
    The Bocce Club
    228 Saint Louis Ave Woonsocket
     
    Here you'll find one of the best renditions of the Northern Rhode Island Style Family Chicken Dinner
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    For those who were hoping for Ice Cream, unfortunately most ice cream stands in RI are seasonal and are still closed or have very irregular hours in Mid March......
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    It would be great to have a head count...
     
    So far I have:
     
    Karilyn
    The Ayersians
    Sandra and Yours Truly
     


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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/01 08:06:21 (permalink)
    Looks great WJ . . . can't wait!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/01 08:16:46 (permalink)
    Forgot to add the link to the article on C'est Bon
    I just added it.
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    On an aside, Sandra is taking me to a Polish Restaurant in Montville CT  for lunch tomorrow. It's called Smakosh. Apparently it's only open for Breakfast and Lunch
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/02 17:46:36 (permalink)
    Props to Sandra!  Will you be doing any gambling while you are in the area??!!  The money kind . . . not the stomach kind.  Enjoy!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/03 17:04:03 (permalink)
    TIKI
     
    How are you doing for transportation to/from Woonsocket?  Let me know if I need to save space in my car for you . . . don't want to make the seats available to others yet if you need a ride.
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/04 09:01:05 (permalink)
    OOOPS . . .  May, NOT March!!!  Offer still holds though TIKI.  Thanks for the clue phone WJ!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/08 11:00:15 (permalink)
    Time to meet is 6pm at the bakery, right?  We'll be there asap!
    Dale, I have another friend, Joelle, who is working until 7pm in Franklin but will meet us at the Bocce Club (since I figure we'll be there around that time).  And our friend Yvel with also be with us, so that's 4 Ayersians for the Bocce Club reservation!  Thanks! 
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/08 11:40:11 (permalink)
    Ok....

    It looks like there will be 9 of us

    Ayersians- 4
    Paulde- 1
    Karilyn & Heather- 2
    Yours Truly and Sandra- 2
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    I just called the Bocce Club and confirmed that reservations won't be needed...

    Sandra and I will be leaving my office at 5pm. It should take a half hour or a little longer in rush hour traffic to get to C'est Bon- so it looks like we'll get there first.
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    addendum

    I just spoke with Caitlin at C'est Bon to let them know that some of us may arrive a little after 6pm
    She'll make sure that they're well stocked...
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/10 10:35:13 (permalink)
    It looks like my daughter Kimberly will be joining us at Bocce Club and maybe C'est Bon.
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/11 21:24:39 (permalink)
    Heather and I are starting the adventure at the BEEF BARN, about 10 minutes from our first stop, in North Smithfield, RI.  We plan to arrive there by 5:00 and make it to the Bakery before 6:00.   Feel free to join us!!!  
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/11 21:44:40 (permalink)
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    Heather and I are starting the adventure at the BEEF BARN

     

     
     
    Have fun- we'll see you at  C'est Bon 
     


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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/12 19:26:47 (permalink)
    Thank-You for visiting us @ C'est Bon Homestyle Bakery & Cafe.  We were glad that you were able to try our French Canadian Meat Pie, Cinnamon Buns and Coffee Milk; our local favorites. It was very nice to meet all of you. Please stop by again some time. Tell Your Friends !!!!!!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/12 19:44:13 (permalink)
    Cant wait for the report!
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/13 08:46:23 (permalink)
    Not sure if there will be a report...but Ayersian (Chris) took plenty of photos
     
    There were 10 of us... despite the pouring rain, a great time was had by all..

    C'est Bon was a wonderful surprise....Superb meat pies, spinach puffs and I had a bite of their cinammon roll....I regret not trying the pea soup. But we plan to return.
     
    Last time I walked into Bocce Club was nearly 13 years ago and it hasn't changed a bit. The Family Style Chicken Dinner was just as good, I still prefer it over Wright's Farms but on the other hand, Kimberly, Paulde's daughter prefers Wrights Farms.
    The only difference was (and my memory might be playing tricks on me) is that I remembered meat in the antipasto  salad when I last visited.
     
     
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    Re:BOSTON MONTHLY MEETUP ....... TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2013 2013/03/17 15:51:33 (permalink)
    Pretty amazing I'm from Martha's Vineyard and live in Millis now spend every weekend on mv in summer where is the wedding
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