Tag Archives: travel

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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California Dreaming …

I’ve been to California five times in my life, the first time was in 1968 with my mother, brother and boyfriend. Those were groovy days, flower power and hippie-style: from my long straight hair with a part down the middle … 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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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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Two of a Kind: Matching Pink Tops

Originally posted on jeanofalltrades:
When I was a kid, my mom would dress me in outfits that matched hers. I was her Mini Me. Well, I’ve since developed my own sense of style and prefer a unique look, but we do…

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Tale of the Travelling Pants

I decided to wear these comfortable, colourful pants (on my trip to Seattle) after I got a compliment at one of my dance classes. “You’ll never get lost in the crowd with those pants!” At least, I think it was … Continue reading

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The Florida Everglades

This was my first time seeing the Everglades – a fascinating adventure I shall never forget! There’s always an image in our minds of places we have heard about and seen on TV, in movies or pictures, but when you … Continue reading

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Pelican Pier

One of the enjoyable things about warm weather is relaxing at a sidewalk cafe. We had our pizza outside at a charming little Italian-style restaurant within walking distance of the pier at Pompano Beach. I call it Pelican Pier because … Continue reading

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Instant Summer

Living in southern Ontario, winters can be dreary, cold and harsh, so we decided to go further south and have a rendezvous with our daughter, Jean who lives in Seattle. We haven’t seen each other since her last visit to … Continue reading

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