Tag Archives: memories

No time like the past

Precious moments captured to treasure for a lifetime. Being sentimental and romantic, I take lots of pictures; even more now since digital makes it so easy with no cost of buying and developing film. One of the reasons I like … Continue reading

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In the Pink

Rose Quartz is one of my favourite stones; I love the translucent, pale shade of pink. This top from Germany has a wrinkled look with lace cap sleeves. Pink like cotton candy that goes perfect with my pink polka dot … Continue reading

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Canada Colours for Canada Day

This red sundress was given to me by my cousin Marion from Germany, when she came for a visit. It belonged to her and she wore it in the ’70s. The petite white flowers and eyelet trim add a nostalgic … Continue reading

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Genuine Vintage German Cape

… and still in style! My black cape was a gift from my grandmother when she came to visit from Germany in the 60s. It is timeless and I still wear it. It always makes me think of her. She … 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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Aufwiedersehen

My last trip to Germany was in 1994. It was twenty years since I had seen my dear cousin Marion, so you can imagine how elated I was when I heard the news that she was coming for a visit … Continue reading

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St. Jacobs: a town where horse and buggies are still on the road

This is a quaint little Mennonite town in Southern Ontario that always brings back special memories whenever I go: a nostalgic feeling and a place where I would live. Marion, Lara and I enjoyed a few minutes relaxing, listening to … Continue reading

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The long drive home

I’m not fond of long distance driving, but stopping along the route for picnics and photo shoots makes it enjoyable. I love the scenery and enjoy my hobby of capturing the moments. On our way to Connecticut we stopped for … Continue reading

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Badlands – an adventurous day trip

It’s a wonderful world and we don’t have to go far to enjoy it! There are so many interesting places to go in Southern Ontario for taking fantastic day trips, such as … The Badlands, an adventurous place near Toronto … 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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