Tag Archives: NYC

Screen-printed top from NYC

Black and white remains a popular favourite duo in my wardrobe and when I found this handmade screen-printed top at a Pop-Up Shop in NYC I bought one for me and another one for my daughter Jean. I love the … Continue reading

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Wanderlust – it’s a wanderful world!

I caught the wanderbug early in life (age 5) when my parents moved to Canada. My dad got his pilot license and in no time we were landing somewhere in northern Ontario every time we flew: enjoying the myriad of … Continue reading

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Bittersweet December

We have all tasted the bitterness of death. It is never welcome, yet always shows up uninvited; sometimes unexpected and sometimes arrives slowly but surely. It never shows mercy to anyone. Death is cruel and heartless. December 1, 1968 is … Continue reading

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The High Line NYC

After a fun morning of shopping at the Chelsea Market we climbed the stairs to the High Line, an abandoned railroad that has been recycled into a beautiful walking path with wild plants and benches to relax. I wore my … Continue reading

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Freedom Tower NYC

My first trip to New York City was in 2005. My youngest son had been asking to go ever since 9-11. As we stood by Ground Zero, the tragedy of this inconceivable atrocity overwhelmed me and tears flowed. Looking at … Continue reading

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Why can’t you wear white after Labour Day?

There’s a fashion rule that says we can’t wear white after Labour Day. I’ve never been one to follow rules when I have a different opinion. September is still summer and there are some pleasant sunny days. Besides, I even … Continue reading

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