Category Archives: Beach

Little Pink Dress

Fun in the sun … but only after 4:00 PM–till four in the afternoon, I stay in the shade. I bought this pretty, pink shift in Germany (Stuttgart-Feuerbach). First time wearing it was when I got home. I wore it … Continue reading

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Port Dover, Lake Erie

Another fabulous day calls for another fabulous adventure. We had the best weekend in September. With the long cold winters of Canada, I don’t want to miss any opportunities to enjoy a day outdoors when it’s bikini weather! A leisurely … Continue reading

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Exploring Toronto Island – an adventurous day trip

If you are within two hours of Toronto, the island is a fantastic day trip. If you are ever visiting Toronto, be sure not to miss it, it makes for a fun time, with kids and especially without! Saturday was … Continue reading

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Like Daughter – Like Mother

My daughter Jean inspired me to start blogging, which has been a fashionable and fun hobby. She influenced me to become vegan and I’m healthier and happier for it. She gave me courage to get my ears pierced (I’m very … Continue reading

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Niagara-on-the-Lake in lace and pink pearls

Niagara Falls is the Honeymoon capital of the world and famous for one of the most impressive waterfalls on earth. If you are ever in the area be sure to take a little detour to nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake. This 19th Century … Continue reading

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¡Pura Vida!

Two simple Spanish words: words to greet, words to say when we part, an expression of enjoying life and being happy. What do they mean? Directly translated PURE LIFE but this phrase in Costa Rica has a much richer and … Continue reading

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The Costa Rican Riviera

While visiting Costa Rica I got to see two gorgeous beaches (there are almost 300 beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica. Tamarindo and Playa Avellanas have beautiful beaches with soft, pale gold sand, palm trees, and … Continue reading

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I’m not a sun worshiper, in fact I walked along the beach of Tamarindo, Costa Rica with a parasol. The sun drains me in the heat of the day and I don’t want to bake in the sun. I prefer … Continue reading

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Las Olas – a day in Ft. Lauderdale

It’s a cold day in February but my mind drifts back to sunny memories of Florida. This day in Ft Lauderdale began with breakfast at Starbucks, a quick stop at Festival Flea Market to buy the black sandals I am … Continue reading

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Pelican Pier

One of the enjoyable things about warm weather is relaxing at a sidewalk cafe. We had our pizza outside at a charming little Italian-style restaurant within walking distance of the pier at Pompano Beach. I call it Pelican Pier because … Continue reading

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