Last weekend, SMR members met for a White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange. Gifts were exchanged (and variously coveted and pawned off), delicious desserts were consumed, and revelry and merriment abounded—a great way to finish off the semester and kick off the holidays. photo credit: Steve Lett
Last Saturday while many Wolverines were roaring at the Michigan Stadium, a number of SMR members were enjoying themselves in the peaceful backyard of Anne’s house. The weather couldn’t have been better, with the perfect combination of a cool breeze and warm sunshine. We enjoyed Anne’s wonderfully grilled chicken and hot dogs, alongside homemade salads, … Continue reading SMR Beginning-of-Year BBQ
Last weekend, SMR members celebrated a productive and successful year with a barbecue at Alyssa’s well-appointed home. The weather held out nicely, and members enjoyed a variety of culinary offerings, yard games, domesticated animals, and conversation. Congratulations, everyone, on a great year, and enjoy the summer! Photos by Richard Smith and William van Geest.
Earlier this week, several SMR members braved snowy conditions and took the opportunity afforded by Winter Break to meet at Ypsilanti coffee and tap house Cultivate and get some work done in inspirational and enjoyable company. Photo: Productivity in human form (credit: Anna Rose Nelson).
Last Friday, SMR members were at the Yost Ice Arena to watch Michigan play Wisconsin in Big Ten hockey. The Maize and Blue prevailed and delivered a 5-3 defeat to their opponents, and good winter-sports times were had by all. Photos by Mike and Alyssa Wells
SMR members celebrated that great American tradition of Oktoberfest this past weekend in the lovely setting of Cultivate in Ypsilanti. Bratwursts, potato salad, and various brewed beverages were consumed, and the unseasonably warm weather permitted the playing of various lawn games (certainly native to Oktoberfest). Unfortunately our photographer was too slow to catch Rihanna’s dirndl … Continue reading Oktoberfest at Cultivate