Category Archives: Restaurants

Seattle’s Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park

Volunteer Park is just a stroll down the avenue from my daughter Jean’s eco boutique Drizzle and Shine. This is my favourite purse from her store. Love the fringes! On the way to the park we passed an elegant century-old mansion, … Continue reading

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Alki Beach, Seattle

The day started off overcast, but as the clouds rolled away, it turned out to be a sunny day in Seattle with blue skies and not a cloud in sight! We drove to beautiful Alki Beach, west side of Seattle. … Continue reading

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Country Roads

Lazy summer afternoons are lovely occasions to wear my lavender and turquoise sundress that I bought a few years ago for my vacation in Costa Rica. Whether I’m on my way to visit friends, going to a barn dance or … Continue reading

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Vegan Dinner at Cambridge Mill with DVF

What a special birthday I enjoyed: dinner at the elegant Cambridge Mill Restaurant, sitting at a table overlooking the Grand River, ambiance and wearing my mom’s original Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress from the 70s. Genuine vintage. This timeless dress … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Flea Market

I’m in Connecticut now but I haven’t finished my NYC posts so more about Connecticut later. On our way to the Brooklyn Flea market, Jean and I  stopped for a photo at the same spot as last year. There’s always interesting … Continue reading

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Day Trippin’ – Stratford, Ontario

This post begins a series of fabulous places in Southern Ontario for taking day trips. There’s something fun about taking off in the morning, enjoying an adventure within driving distance and back in my own cozy bed at nightfall. Stratford, … 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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The Big Apple

What’s better than going to New York City? Going to New York City … TWICE!! This being my second time, I already anticipated the excitement from my first visit. I’m like a kid at Christmastime when I arrive at the … Continue reading

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Flora and Fauna

The drive to Tamarindo (a tropical beach town on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica) was fascinating! Scenery was spectacular and even though it’s about a four hour drive from San Jose, it was enjoyable. The roads are good (several … Continue reading

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Seattle Space Needle

Wednesday, March 20th is Date Night at the Seattle Space Needle. We had a spectacular time on top of the world in November. As the world revolved around us, we enjoyed a delicious dinner! Jean and I waiting for the … Continue reading

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