DOMINICK’S

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We had a swell time the day after Christmas by hydroplaning down to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx and joining the gang for dinner at Dominick’s. The always-crowded family style restaurant DSCN1202DSCN1203DSCN1205DSCN1207DSCN1208DSCN1209had long been one of favorite haunts, and though Ginny and I had not eaten there for ten years or so, we had spent many a happy evening there in the company of Anni and Greg Montaneno, Jim Noonan, Tom Manning, Mary McCartney, Holly Brubach and other friends. It was still fun. I had baked clams oregenata and flounder francese, but I should have had the veal.

CHRISTMAS CHARADE-A-BRATION

The usual Christmas Eve gang evidenced some new tricks the home of Cathy Gallagher and Tim Hart, pulling out the old chestnut, charades. Smooth Criminal. Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb. Avatar. The Audacity of Hope. Going Rogue. Tiger Woods. Up. Smiles all around.
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UP: Greg and Susan; Jo and Ginny; DOWN: elements of the Top Hat team; the Santa Hats plot
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UP: Will and Greg, distracted; all eyes fixed; DOWN: Tim and Cathy celebrate; Cara is amused
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UP: Top Hats transfixed; Cathy and Marly; DOWN: Greg: Little word; Ginny: Two words
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UP: Dave has the floor; Jo’s game face; DOWN: Molly delivers; Margaret presides
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UP: Happy Cara; Susan rules; DOWN: Looking feztive; the youth of America
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