Light posting this evening...

It is my Dad's 90th Birthday today so we went into town to have dinner with them. They just joined the Bellingham Golf & Country Club and we had dinner there. The food was good but the service was abysmal -- dinner took 2 hours and 15 minutes. My Mom has arthritis and had asked for a straw for her drink -- this took about 30 minutes to get. Each of us had a bread plate and a butter knife but the bread and butter never arrived. We didn't order any wine but the wine glasses were not cleared until the entr�es arrived and then, only three sets were removed. The remaining two glasses didn't get taken away until the desserts were ordered. Jen's order was not done correctly: medium well instead of medium rare. I asked for a single malt with my dessert and they did not have any. A well-stocked bar should keep one example of each 'odd' liquor for that rare request -- I would have taken any single malt had they had one. The food and presentation was otherwise quite good. And no, it was not that busy and they were well staffed. They will get one more chance. And Dad had a great time -- he got a nice smaller DeWalt 12 Volt power drill (I have one of their big versions and it seriously rocks) for home repair work, a bedside reading lamp and is shopping for a watch tomorrow.

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