If Friday night showcased a 75 year old, then Saturday answered with two young friends fifty years younger. Stacy, my old Russian teacher visited from Chicago. Here she is with Gulia who stayed with us for the last couple of months.
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Where would we all go dinner with Stacy's energetic daughter? To Sis's Family Affair On Monmouth St. in Newport. Kristina got to sprinkle salt on the floor (and in the grates) so the dancers could slide across the floor and then she went from table to table offering potato chips. Robin is the new barmaid. She is not a bit shy either.
Friday, September 17, 2010
Help! I need my fact checker. Schwartz's Point was originally a pharmacy(?). I have been up to the attic and all the original clockworks are still intact. There are all types of wild unchanged details throughout the building like the trapdoor that opens to the winding steps to the basement.
Eileen Brownfield has been a professional entertainer for 60 years or so ever since she was a 15 year old showgirl at the Beverley Night Club over in Northern Kentucky. We met her at the lounge of Vernon Manor where her husband Paul played all the old standards every Saturday night. She had bright red hair and every few minutes would let out an exuberant "Whoop!"