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Jul 11, 2014 - Chelsea

Joanne, Colette, and I toured the Jiffy plant , walked around town, and lunched in Smokehouse 52. The weather couldn't have been better for a day trip. Tonight Spencer treated me to dinner at DaLuigi. I had the Rigatoni alla Norma and it was delicious. Finally got down to booking a hotel for the overnight trip to Chicago next Friday. Now Norma and I just have to decide whether we will drive, bus, or take the train there.

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Jul 10, 2014 - Chelsea Teddy Bear Factory & Jiffy Mix Plant

Today we went to Chelsea, MI. and while we were there we visited and took a tour at the Chelsea Milling Company or better known as the Jiffy Mix plant. The Jiffy corn muffin was introduced in 1930 and the Jiffy plant has been run by the same Holmes family for generations. We first were served brownies and a beverage, sat through a 15 minute film showing the history of the plant and how the mixes are packaged. We then were lead on a tour though the plant. The tour ended by each of us getting a goody bag with a couple of Jiffy Mixes and a...

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Jul 25, 2013 - Lunch With Pam

Pam and Fred were neighbors of my during the two winters I spent in Buckhorn RV Park in Texas . They own two houses in Michigan - one in Tawas on the lake and a 96 acre farm in Charlotte. We were supposed to meet up last summer but didn't so we promised each other that we would make it happen this year. We chose to meet in Chelsea - half way from Charlotte and Royal Oak. How lovely it was to see my friend again. We lunched at The Common Grill and caught up on all the news. She is planning to winter in Florida this year - someday maybe she...

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Jun 29, 2010 - Chelsea, MI

Started today by visiting the Grand River Market in Jackson. We bought fresh blueberries, they are large and delicious. Normally they are ripe in August, but the vendor explained that the warm weather caused them to ripen early. Our treat. We also bought fresh apricots. So we have lots of fresh fruit. Strawberries, melon, grapes and blueberries. We returned home for fresh fruit and oatmeal breakfast. In the afternoon we headed over to Chelsea, MI - home of Jeff Daniel's Purple Rose Theatre. We discovered that Chelsea is a cute friendly...

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