Plans for tonight

Tonight, David’s brother, Mike, and his family will be coming over for dinner. It’s their annual trek from Boston to Hawaii, and they always stay in a cottage on Kailua beach for two weeks. It will be nice to see them again.

My menu will be a green salad, pasta salad, shrimp and zucchini stir-fry, and cheese pizza. Dessert will be raspberry sorbet.

There will be nine of us: Mike’s family of four, Maria and her two children, David and me.

Grant will be unable to attend, as he will be selling his wares at the Made in Hawaii Festival. This is a yearly three day event at the Blaisdell, which attracts thousands of tourists and residents.

You might recall this beautiful platter with a Maori design that I purchased from Grant several years ago. It is typical of the kind of etched glassware he creates:



Grant’s website, Oka Etchworks, is listed on my blogroll. Do click on it to see more of his work.

12 Responses to “Plans for tonight”

  1. joared Says:

    That etched glassware looks lovely! Have enjoyed glass blower here in years past and visiting one at his Volcano studio on Big Island.

  2. Linda Starr Says:

    what fun to see relatives; wonderful etched glass work

  3. Joanne Noragon Says:

    Your son-in-law’s glass work is exquisite!

  4. Hattie Says:

    That is a very pretty plate.

  5. Jan Says:

    Have a great time, Gigi! I know they will love that dinner. 🙂

  6. Christine Says:

    Have a wonderful time, will check out Grant’s website.

  7. Denise Alexandra Says:

    A nice family gathering ahead with a delicious repast. I love Grant’s glassware and the beautiful design.

  8. Linda Reeder Says:

    Grant’s work is beautiful! I went to his site to see a bit of it. So lovely.
    Have fun with your dinner party.

  9. Olga Says:

    That platter is gorgeous. I will definitely check out his site. Sounds like you will have a nice time with family!

  10. marmeladegypsy Says:

    The work by Grant is spectacular. Is this the party where you served the chardonnay? I’m sorry you ended up in the ER later!

  11. Beatrice Says:

    Beautiful glass work creations by Grant, thanks for sharing. Hope you all had a great time as am certain you did with family.

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