Category Archives: Scenery

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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Summer Wrap-up

Southern Ontario is a beautiful piece of God’s country. 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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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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Cherry Blossom Road

On the corner of Cherry Blossom Road in Cambridge, we took a little break from the busy day to stop and admire the crabapple trees. Our oldest son and his family moved into their new home. It’s been a hectic … Continue reading

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Floral Camouflage

I just had to go back before these marvelous magnolias are gone with the wind. I am so fond of blossoming trees and if I had my choice, they would last for the entire spring season. My dream has been … Continue reading

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Magnificent Magnolias

This weekend I happened to notice a magnificent magnolia tree not far from where we live, still in beautiful bloom. I was wearing one of my favourite floral tops which I’ve shown recently, but this time with black pants and … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER: florals on white

My love affair with florals germinated as a child and blossomed in my teen years during the ’60s. Inspired by my mother who adored flowers; besides having floral prints on her gorgeous dresses and blouses, we had floral drapes in … Continue reading

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Red and Black Buffalo Checks

Or as we call this pattern in Canada–Lumberjack squares or Lumberjack plaid.  I love these big bold checks and they get their name from the Canadian lumberjacks who wear jackets and shirts with this red and black plaid.  While shopping … Continue reading

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