Category Archives: Winter

Happy New Year!

L’Chaim! Shalom! Classic black for the New Year’s Eve Ball; always in style, never out of date, forever chic. The skirt (Free People) has a sewn-in lace underskirt to look layered. I’m wearing a black shrug over a lace trimmed camisole. … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright

Nothing says Christmas like red. My LRD was bought several years ago in Florida, made in USA. I wore it recently to a Christmas dinner party, a Christmas luncheon, a Christmas concert and an Old-fashioned Christmas Event with my grandchildren. Cost-per-wear, … Continue reading

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If you can’t beat ’em – join ’em

It’s no secret that I am not a fan of this season, but I can’t hibernate all winter. This sled is not just a decoration on my front porch. It is made in Germany and we bought it for our daughter Jean … Continue reading

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Black and White Plaid

Everything I wear pretty well has a memory and a story woven through its fibres. Case in point–this black and white plaid scarf with matching gloves. I’m a sort of matchy-matchy person, even though my daughter Jean has taught me … Continue reading

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Royal Stewart Tartan: black and red

My grandmother gave me this Royal Stewart scarf with matching gloves in the 60s. She also gave me the same set in black and white plaid. Made in Germany. We had another snow storm last night. The wind was howling … Continue reading

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Winter is Back

Looks like a scene from Narnia. Guess I spoke too soon, but I was hopeful when I wrote my previous post on Tuesday that Spring is in the air. My dance class was cancelled on Wednesday due to freezing rain. … Continue reading

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Romance and Red Wine

A red rose is a symbol of romance. Romance is always fashionable. Red is a passionate colour. I bought this red cardigan with big black buttons at Hudson’s Bay. Looks like I’m on the Brooklyn Bridge … I’m actually at … Continue reading

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The Long, Cold Winter

You know it’s wickedly cold when Niagara Falls freezes over! It’s a spectacular sight (actually, it isn’t completely frozen and the water still flows underneath). Bitter cold temperatures haven’t kept the tourists away, so there’s plenty of photos to view … Continue reading

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Wrap dress styled for summer and winter

One of the things I love about NYC–well, actually any city–is shopping. There’s always something to find that I haven’t seen where I live, like this cute wrap dress from Bebenoir in Harlem. This photo was taken a few blocks … Continue reading

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Sunny in Seattle

What a gorgeous day in January: sun shining, blues skies, green grass and so many green bushes and trees that it looks like springtime! I’ve even seen blossoms. Perfect day for riding the gigantic Seattle Great Wheel, with a spectacular … Continue reading

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