This past weekend was very busy at Whitman. Guess it shouldn’t be much of a surprise since it was family weekend. The team’s weekend started off with a lunch at one of our favorite places Phoumy’s. We all REALLY love the all can you eat Thai buffet (only on Thursdays and Fridays). We were fortunate to have Leanne and Emma Hewlin as well as Lisa Malesovas join us for lunch. Also big thanks to Ada Ho for inviting me over to a home cooked lunch on Saturday — it was amazing!
Saturday evening we tried something new and had a family reception at the Otis Kenyon tasting room. Owner Muriel Kenyon was nice enough to open up the tasting room for our private event. Was really fun getting to see all the family and friends who made the trek in Walla Walla. Was suprising that we had over 30 people at the reception — now that is family support! Thanks to Muriel for taking the time to open the tasting room and pour many of her wines. Also thanks to Olive Catering who provided an amazing spread of food!
Here is a link to photos from the event.
Sunday the team was invited to have a chili dinner and pumpkin carving experience with the women’s volleyball team. Freshman Trevor Fennessy took it upon himself to represent the men’s team by cooking a pot of chili — way to go Trevor! Coach also got in the act with a pot of chili and cornbread pudding with a whiskey caramel sauce (yum). However truth be told the volleyball team outdid our efforts by not only cooking chili but crafting 4 amazing fresh apple pies. As in so fresh they picked the apples […]