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About carmen

Beauty is only skin deep, but health goes deep to the bones. Money can buy designer clothes, but it can’t buy health. http://fashionableover50.wordpress.com/

Biking the lovely trails of Southern Ontario

The bike and hiking trails are endless; walks through forests and along the river paths are plentiful. Conservation areas and inner-city parks are within driving distance of anywhere. I love nature and enjoy the serene beauty of the scenery: from … Continue reading

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Langdon Hall – a luxurious day trip or weekend getaway

Langdon Hall (1898) is just a five minute drive from where I live, but if you are an hour or so away from Cambridge, Ontario, this is a lovely place to go for a day trip. If you live further … Continue reading

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The Canadian National Exhibition

The CNE or EX in Toronto (since 1879) is Canada’s largest annual fair; a family tradition that started when my grandmother took me there as a child. Toronto is a great day trip from where I live, only an hour … Continue reading

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NYC 9/11 Memorial

Today I dedicate this post in memory of those who died, and the family and friends of all who suffered this incredible loss. After walking across the Brooklyn Bridge this summer, we walked to the Freedom Tower and the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Fabulous After 40 – Neon Rainbow – What I Wore

It’s a pleasure to be featured again in one of the world’s most fashionable eMagazines for women over 40! Here we are, three fashion bloggers – wearing bold and beautiful colours! Click Fabulous After 40 to go to the article … Continue reading

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The Metropolital Art Museum in NYC

Art enriches our lives. The imagination and artistic expression of human beings fascinates me. This really sets us apart from animals, although being sentient beings, they do not possess the ability to design or create (other than functional dwelling places, … Continue reading

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Strolling through the park one day …

I spent the first two weeks of August in NYC and enjoyed Central Park and several other parks; pure pleasure!! There’s something that refreshes the soul just strolling through a park. Time to breathe. There’s always a bench along the … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Flea Market

I’m in Connecticut now but I haven’t finished my NYC posts so more about Connecticut later. On our way to the Brooklyn Flea market, Jean and I  stopped for a photo at the same spot as last year. There’s always interesting … Continue reading

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Life is a Stage

The sidewalk is our runway and the world is our photo studio. The Empire State Building is a magnificent backdrop. Macy’s old wooden escalator takes me back in time. The High Line is a fantastic elevated linear park along an … Continue reading

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The Seed NYC

When Jean told me about this vegan event that would take place in NYC while we are here on vacation, I was elated! It was fun having my picture taken on the red carpet in my new palazzo pants that … Continue reading

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