Tag Archives: Scenery

Weekend Walk at Webster’s Falls

How I love to get away from it all to enjoy the fresh air and spectacular sights of Webster’s Falls. An adventurous day trip: great for a family outing, photography and exploring. Ontario has a myriad of breathtaking waterfalls besides … 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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I’m in love …

I’ve always been in love with the sea and yet I don’t swim. The sight of water evokes romance in my mind; whether a babbling brook or the waves of the ocean, it makes my heart happy as a woman … Continue reading

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STUTTGART: where my story begins

Stuttgart is the San Francisco of Germany; with hills all around, there’s always a spectacular view. It is the capital of Baden-WΓΌrttemberg. The horse is the coat of arms of Stuttgart (meaning STUD GARDEN). The Fernsehturm was closed while I … Continue reading

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Elora – Part Two

There wasn’t enough time to see all when I stopped by Elora on my way to the dance party, so I went back the following week. The CHANTICLEER SHOP REFIND Salvage featuring eclectic boho, rustic and shabby chic. JEZEBELS an … 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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White Skinny Jeans with Knit and Crocheted Tops

My brand new first-pair-ever white skinny jeans will be a staple in my wardrobe. I don’t know how I got along without them. I guess it’s because I do have quite a few white pants and capris, but nothing looks … Continue reading

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Life is a bowl of cherries; Death is the pits

Marion and I saw Dr. Zhivago when we were young. The image of little Yuri at the burial of his mother still haunts me; little did I know that I would live this terrifying scene when my brother Johnny was … Continue reading

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