Category Archives: Active Lifestyle

Road Trip to Lake Washington

One of the things I absolutely love and appreciate when we visit our daughter in Seattle (besides the weather and shopping) is the way Jean plans the adventures and places we go to. The weather was like springtime in Ontario … Continue reading

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Exploring Downtown Seattle

Our holidays in Seattle always include an excursion downtown with a new adventure every time. We’ve had dinner at the top of the Space Needle and a ride on the huge ferris wheel, a tour around the city on the … Continue reading

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Gas Works Park – Seattle

What was once an eye-sore and toxic waste site has been transformed into an industrial playground and urban park with man-made rolling hills. It’s a perfect place for a picnic overlooking beautiful Lake Union. Jean wrote about it on her blog. The … Continue reading

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Snowing in Seattle

SEATTLE WEATHER NEWSFLASH We woke up to a blanket of snow this morning. Wouldn’t you know it, just after I wrote about sunny in Seattle in my last post, it is now snowy in Seattle! Many flights were cancelled and … Continue reading

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Seventh Heaven

Every time I fly feels like the first time! I never lose the excitement of driving to the airport and boarding the plane, the thrill of hearing the jet engines roar as we lift off and fly up to Seventh … Continue reading

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Turquoise and White for the Beach

It rained the last time we went to the lake earlier this month, so we decided to go again on a sunny day. Turquoise and white is cool for the beach. I wore my daisy sunglasses that I found at a … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Beach Style

Sauble Beach The west coast of Southern Ontario is dotted with beach towns all along Lake Huron. Summer is the best time for taking a road trip to Sauble Beach. It’s not only one of the most popular beaches in … Continue reading

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My Canada Colours: red and white

I wore my red and white gingham dress to our Ballroom dance class party. What to wear to a Canadian Barn Dance  Marilyn’s barn is the perfect setting for the festivities. Her county-style decor matches her country-style hospitality. Everyone enjoyed the dance … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyle

I was a hula hoop champion and can still keep it going endlessly like this gif. Seriously, I have to stop on purpose because I can keep it going forever. I only met my match once during one of my … Continue reading

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Live a Little

One doesn’t need a lot of money to enjoy the little pleasures in life and to live a little! By live a little – I mean, let’s learn to live with a little less: appreciate what we have and spend … Continue reading

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