Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Lunch get together ideas

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This picture has me drooling.

I've exchanged some emails with Lab Rat about another get together. The last one (that I know of) was President's Day in February. Please share you ideas for another one in the comments.

where, when ???

thanks

7 comments:

lisleman said...

It should be expected that this get together lunch thing would not last too long. Maybe an evening time would be better going forward. Personally, I would prefer just having a beer together with the group.

wkellyo said...

Well Lisleman, I am going to through a few options out.

First, how about one on the weekend? Saturday afternoon? Sunday brunch anyone?

Second, now most likely everyone knows that I am moving to Chicago, but what about a get-together downtown?

Third, I like your idea about having one in the evening. But near a Metra station!

lisleman said...

my first thought to the weekend is that it would be likely other things would be planned - but that's just my thought - so others please be heard -
I like the idea of a metra station being close by. Downers Grove downtown is my suggestion.

Lab Rat said...

Lab rats are always in the mood for lunch. I wouldn't mind doing it once a month. It still surprises me how abruptly this custom stopped, especially since the last one was so well-attended.

It doesn't have to be the same place, but I may not be willing to go much farther and I probably wouldn't go into the city (no offense to wkellyo intended).

Meeting for a beer sounds good, too, although drinking and making a long drive could be a problem.

It would be nice to hear from some others on this topic.

lisleman said...

taken from a recent email:
How about Tuesday, March 20, 2007? We could try Cici's Pizza over there by
Best Buy. It is only $4.99 for the pizza buffet.
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I think we would get a better turn out in the evening. I still like the idea of "near a Metra station". I know there's places in Downtown Downers Grove - but I'm sure other metra station would work too.

wkellyo said...

No offense taken LabRat.

I was meaning to write that comment for a while, but I was just found myself in a really bad mood everytime I re-read yer post!

Naw, I was just throwing out an idea. 'course, all yall can ride the Metra for $5 on the weekend!

But I imagine everyone has better things to do on a Saturday than ride the train in for a bite to eat in some overpriced Chicago deli.

Lab Rat said...

Obviously, I did offend, sorry.

It really amounts to me being lazy. I didn't grow up around here and still haven't really accepted that everything worth doing has to entail a lot of driving or a train ride. Consequently, I miss a lot of good activities.

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