A psychic medium who dined at the restaurant claimed she had observed the spirit of Mayor Roger Sherman in the upstairs coat room: sitting on a chair, beside the replica of his life-size portrait. While conducting a personalized history tour with Yale students, I shared another observation from the same psychic medium: "The portal to the spirit world is the mirror in the Sherman Room, and the doorway is open."
“Tu files un en mauvais cotton” / Thanksgiving / Tuba & Euphonium — November 22 – 26, 2022
The French idiom filer un mauvais coton translates literally to, "spinning a bad thread." The word coton actually means cotton, but is understood as thread. A French-to-French definition of the expression is se laisser aller, which means to let oneself go. Here are some French-to-English translations of filer un mauvais coton: to be heading for trouble; to be going downhill; to be in a bad way; to be going to pot.
Door-guy Called Hero for Momentary Delay of 150 Guests from Breaching the Doors Early / The Wedding of Louise & Rob — November 19, 2022
When someone on our staff accidentally set off the fire alarm during set up and we had to evacuate the building until the Fire Department had given the, 'all clear,' time was lost. Meanwhile at a nearby church, when the guests' wedding ceremony miraculously managed to wrap up more than 20 minutes early, time was crunched. Beware the intersection of lost time and crunch time.