Category Archives: Photography

Houses in Seattle

No, I’m not in Seattle, but I’ll do the next best thing … reminisce … I love spending time looking through photos and today is a good day for remembering adventurous days in Seattle, my second home because Jean lives … Continue reading

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I Love Paris

A city I’ve never been to and dream of going there someday. In the meantime, I was so happy to see we have an Eiffel Tower now. It stands 14 feet tall inside the Cambridge City Hall, Ontario. (The city … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re blogging

As the old adage says, Time flies when you’re having fun! — I guess that means blogging is a lot of fun because it’s been six years (November 2011) since I began this adventure and it feels like yesterday. Thanks … Continue reading

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Autumn Lament

The sunlight is flickering through the leaves as some are dancing to the ground. I watch from my window as the beauty of the glorious colours start to disappear, leaving the barren trees looking naked like skeletons. As night falls, … Continue reading

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Sunday Best

The doors of this church building make a magnificent backdrop for my Sunday dress. There’s a tendency for people to dress more casually nowadays. Call me old-fashioned, but I like to dress my Sunday best, not to show off, but … Continue reading

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Find something to celebrate every day

We should try to find something to celebrate each and every day. This should not be too difficult. After all, there are blessings in abundance all around us like air – sometimes larger and more magnificent than an elephant, sometimes … Continue reading

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Autumn can wait

Last week was perfect for this outfit because we had a heatwave. I’m not complaining–more opportunities to wear my summer clothes and enjoyΒ a stroll along the river by the Old Mill ruins. It’s a picturesque location and people come here … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: Ecru and Blue

Blue and White Here’s the skirt I showed in my previous post but this time in blue. I love pairing it with a white lace top. I often buy two of a kind–even shoes–I have these shoes in blue and … Continue reading

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Something Old; Something New: Ruffles and Lace

I bought this blouse around the turn of the century–WOW, that sounds old! The skirt is new this summer. This burgundy crΓͺpe blouse with ruffles around the neck and down the front doesn’t have any buttons, so I wear it … Continue reading

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Green Tee

Is the other man’s grass greener? Well, this one is pretty green. We spent a lovely Saturday afternoon checking out an Open House in Cambridge this summer. The beautiful grounds back onto a little creek. The property is meticulously kept, … Continue reading

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