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Impromptu family celebration, post car wreck

bookgrrl72 Dec 19, 2010 12:32 PM

My family (husband, 5 year old son, 2 year old daughter) and I were in a serious car accident this morning in which my car was totalled and my husband suffered a fractured rib. We had a sitter lined up for tonight so that we could go celebrate my husband's birthday at Uchiko. Instead, we're going to have a YAY WE'RE ALIVE party. Where should we go? Mommy NEEDS a cocktail of some sort; that's my only requirement. Any suggestions?

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  1. rudeboy RE: bookgrrl72 Dec 19, 2010 12:41 PM

    I'm glad that there was only one fractured rib between the four of you....

    I had a good time at Frank with my daughter....they have some good cocktails. Not sure what part of town you are in - bet you don't want to drive to far considering what happened this morning.

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      scrumptiouschef RE: rudeboy Dec 19, 2010 02:54 PM

      Adirondack chair on the banks of the Colorado at Four Seasons with a perfectly mixed cocktail of your choice and tray of bleu cheese stuffed olives sounds like just what the doctor ordered.

      Congratulations on being alive in these interesting times.

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        bookgrrl72 RE: scrumptiouschef Dec 19, 2010 04:53 PM

        Holy crap, that sounds amazing! We may have to do that after the holidays!

        We ended up at Mandola's, where I got my favorite Parma pizza (the one with arugula and prosciutto) and my husband got the meatball sub. Kids got gelato, we're all well-fed and happy to be alive!

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