Category Archives: Photography

The Traveling Gingham Frock

Gingham, always in style and a favourite of mine because it brings back the happy memories of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen. I decorated the kitchen of our first home with red gingham; it … Continue reading

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True story about a famous dress ~ by Jean Coburn

Meeting Diane von Furstenberg I’m on cloud nine! Tonight I met Diane von Furstenberg at the Bellevue Nordstrom store. She was on tour promoting her new fragrance. I was looking for a new scent, so I popped by to sniff (and purchase) DIANE (the parfum) and … Continue reading

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Wrap Pants: my go to summer pants

Breezy, cool wrap pants: casual for a walk on the beach and elegant for shopping. I’ve also worn them to go dancing. I bought these at CLEO, I love the bandana patchwork print. Black and white means there’s so many … Continue reading

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The Merry Month of May!

There are several reasons why May is so merry this year. ♥ My daughter Jean came to visit for Mother’s Day. ♥ My brother’s birthday is in May. ♥ I got to go to my first dance of this year. … Continue reading

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A Special Mother’s Day

First time having my three children together for Mother’s Day in 22 years! I was so happy that Jean, my firstborn, came to visit us from Seattle! Our first adventure when she arrived was rescuing three baby red squirrels. No … Continue reading

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Winter in Kincardine in black and red

I bought this black and red windowpane check coat last autumn and it’s perfect for spring. With temperatures rising after a brutal winter, I love taking a walk into town and stroll along the shores of Lake Huron, my new … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: gray and ivory dolman sweaters

When you can’t decide, buy one in every colour. Well, this pretty dolman sweater came in three colours and I only bought two. The buttons are sewn on the front to make it look like a cardigan. I think I’ll … Continue reading

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By the Seaside in Blue and White

Ever since our youngest son moved to a small beach town in Ontario, it’s almost like having a cottage. Every weekend we drive up to visit and enjoy life in cottage country. Simple pleasures of walking along the shore feels … Continue reading

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Happy Labour Day!

September is still Summer; warm and sunny is just my style, I’m a summer kinda girl and in no rush for sweater weather. I’ve still got summer clothes I haven’t worn yet and I wear sandals as long as possible, … Continue reading

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Kincardine: Ontario’s Scottish Destination

What a way to start a summer morning (especially with a busy day ahead) coffee and a stroll along the beach of Kincardine. The locals say that when you live here, you’ll never want to move away. Our youngest son … Continue reading

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