Category Archives: Photography

Things that go bump in the night

It was that moment between being awake and asleep, just as you’re slipping into slumber. We heard a huge thud that shook us into being wide awake. “What was that?” I whispered to my husband who was already sound asleep. … Continue reading

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She Wore Red Velvet

Red velvet is one of my fondest childhood memories. My mom wore red velvet. This is the dress she wore in a modelling show in the 1950s. She also had beautiful matching red velvet dresses (fit and flare style) made … Continue reading

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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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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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Birthday Adventure on Whidbey Island

This February Jean treated us to a weekend getaway on Whidbey Island. It’s the place I’ve been looking forward to visiting ever since Jean wrote about it on her blog. The ferry crossing Puget Sound was amazing! We drove on … Continue reading

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Winter Vacation in Seattle

The grass is always greener in Seattle: flowers are blooming, trees already have buds and the air is balmy! It may not be bikini weather, but it feels like springtime! Most days have been sunny with blue skies, a few … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Snohomish, Washington

A view of the Snohomish River, it doesn’t look as beautiful in January as it does in the summer, but with weather mild enough to take off my coat, I’m not complaining. Jean wore her SAVE THE DUCK jacket, a … Continue reading

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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

I bought this skirt for New Year’s Eve a few years ago. Since then it has become part of my New Year’s Eve outfit. I wear it with a different top every year which gives it another look. I’ll be … Continue reading

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What I wore to the Christmas Ball

Don we now our gay apparel Christmas festivities are occasions to dress up. I bought this red dress from a vendor at the Apple Butter Festival this fall. (100% cotton, made in Peru.) I have the same dress in white … Continue reading

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Christmas Sparkles

Our neighbourhood sparkles with Christmas lights. Oh, what fun it is to drive along the streets in a warm car listening to Christmas songs on the radio!🎄 One of the churches in our area put a lot of love and … Continue reading

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