Mount Desert Island, Maine – Frenchman Bay Nature Tour

During late spring my husband and I took a two-hour cruise of Frenchman Bay in Maine. The tour left from Bar Harbor on Mt Desert Island. First of all, we only saw a… Continue reading

Acworth New Hampshire

Perfect example of New England in winter. A true winter wonderland.

Boston The Walking City – Part Three

In Boston on a hill that runs behind the State House is a beautiful prime residential area called Beacon Hill. It stretches from the Boston Commons and up over the hill behind the… Continue reading

Boston the Walking City – Part Two

During the second day of our visit to Boston I took Joanne to see the Boston Public Gardens. The gardens are a park located smack dab in the middle of the city across… Continue reading

Boston The Walking City – Part One

In the summer of 2019, my friend Joanne and I went to Boston overnight before she returned home to Canada. I wanted to show Jo what a beautiful city Boston was and how… Continue reading

Quechee Vermont Balloon Festival

A number of years ago Hubby and I took a trip to Quechee Vermont for the balloon festival. Typically, this is held each year on Father’s Day weekend. I had never seen an… Continue reading

To My Husband With Love. Happy Valentine’s Day!

This past year has been life changing, isolating, and scary for everyone. It has been a time for all of us to reflect as to what and who is most important in our… Continue reading

Where I May See Beauty Others Cringe

I realize that while I may love, love, love the snow and cold others may cringe. As a child I grew up in Canada where in the winter we would be buried in… Continue reading

Boston In The Winter

I love going to Boston. There is something magical about the city. From our house on Cape Cod, Boston is about an hours drive. During the week it can take considerably longer. So… Continue reading

One Thing I Have Never Regretted

One thing I have never regretted is rescuing dogs. Our first rescue was a Pug named Virgil. He was six years old when we rescued him. He was covered in mange and half… Continue reading

Cape Cod and the Quahog

My husband and I love to hop on our Harley Davidson and just explore. It’s especially wonderful on a sunny day. We happen to be riding along the coast of Cape Cod between… Continue reading

A Cape Cod Night

Nothing better than spending a hot summer night on Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable. The sunset never disappoints!

$20,000.00 in sales. A Milestone.

I have always had a love of photography. For decades I have enjoyed capturing moments or places on film. And then came the advent of the digital camera and editing programs. I found… Continue reading

Christmas Ornaments

Each time we travel I make a habit of picking up one or two ornaments as a memento of where we have been. When I get home I tuck them aside to add… Continue reading

Autumn Views

Fall views in and around Acadia National Forest in Mt Desert Island, Maine.

Maine Get Away

I am one of those people who loves snow. If it’s winter then I want to be buried in it. The more the merrier. I love the beauty of it. At the same… Continue reading

A Week in Provincetown Massachusetts

My husband and I just spent a week vacationing in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Although “PTown” as its called for short, is on the end tip of Cape Cod, it still takes us an hour… Continue reading

Plymouth Massachusetts

About 30 minutes north of where we live on Cape Cod is Plymouth, Massachusetts. At one time I lived in Plymouth for a number of years and I have worked there on and… Continue reading

This Is What Draws Me to Maine

Time after time when my husband and I decide where we are going to vacation we choose the coast of Maine. There is something so raw about the coastline. Unlike Cape Cod which… Continue reading

Will Spring Ever Come?

Winter just won’t go away! We had our second Nor’easter here in Massachusetts with a third due to hit us next Monday. Last night we changed the clocks and today the sun is… Continue reading

Rangeley Lake in Maine

A weeks escape in Rangeley Lake, Maine.

A Ride on a Pirate Ship

In the summer in Plymouth, Massachusetts you will find this cute little replica of a Pirate ship in the harbor. I’m not quite sure if they let the general public on it for… Continue reading

A Fairy Tale Entrance

Imagine this being the entrance to your home? I would feel as though I was walking into a fairy tale each and every day. This was taken in Bordeaux France.

The Christmas House

Whenever I see this house in Fryeburg Maine it reminds me of Christmas. Always looks like such a happy place. I of course am drawn to the color combination of red with green… Continue reading

Old Orchard Beach Maine

Summer will come once again and the oceanside amusement park at Old Orchard Beach in Maine will reopen.

A Perfect Retreat

Wouldn’t this be a perfect spot to retreat to from the afternoon sun and have a glass of wine. The South of France.

Vermont Red Barn

Weathered and worn But oh so proudly The old barn preened in the summer Mid-day sun He had seen her earlier, Noticed her shape, angles On the drive to his desk and cube… Continue reading

The Year That Went to the Dogs

Where has this year gone? The months have flown by and it seems like 2017 just began. It has been a blur. Why? Our lives became consumed by dogs. How did this happen?… Continue reading

Cape Cod Police K-9 Relief Fund Annual Motorcycle Ride

This weekend, Hubby and I with a group of friends participated in the annual Cape Cod Police K-9 Relief Fund Motorcycle Ride which began in Dennis MA and ended in Provincetown MA. What… Continue reading

We Will Get There Some Day!

There are times and places in my life that when I look back upon remind me of how fortunate I am. My husband and I are not wealthy. We both work full time… Continue reading

Lake Kezar, Lovell Maine (Part Two)

A Day on Lake Kezar Maine (Part One)

It’s been a very busy summer and I really haven’t had time to blog on a regular basis. Work, play and life in general have gotten in the way. But I haven’t forgotten… Continue reading

Le Petit Musee Du Chocolat

There are less than a handful of things that are near and dear to most women’s hearts, flowers, and diamonds and of course chocolate. I might put chocolate first on my list, as… Continue reading

From The Back of the Bike #1

Hubby and I have been married for 27 years and all during that time he has wanted a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Every time he would mention it I would have one reason or… Continue reading

Floral in Black and White

Sometimes the ordinary becomes incredible when in black and white.

Baseball Season is Here

There is something iconic about baseball and summer. They just go hand in hand. What is fantastic is the gathering together of young boys and girls to learn how to play. T-Ball their… Continue reading

Enthralling Spring

  What is it about spring that so many of us find enthralling? Is it the promise of things yet to come? The warmth of summer and sun filled days. Or is it… Continue reading

Spring Fever

When the warmth creeps in on a weekend day everyone flocks to the beach. The temps may only be in the 50s or 60s but with the sun shining bright spring fever sets… Continue reading

Two Distinct Coastlines

Orient Bay on St. Marteen has two distinct coastlines. At one end and around the point is a coral shore that easily traps boats caught in the surf. On the other end is… Continue reading

My Happy Place

  I have a happy place and it’s on Orient Beach, St. Marteen. My husband and I have been to the island six times now and we never tire of it. Also known… Continue reading

Learning to Write

The Wise Trees

All the complicated details of the attiring and the disattiring are completed! A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees… Continue reading

Mute Swan and Babies

To me a swan represents total beauty and grace. One day I was fortunate to visit with Kathryn Kleekamp, an accomplished Cape Cod artist, at her house. Her yard backs up to a… Continue reading

Glitz and Glamour

I love to surround myself with pretty things. The more they sparkle the more I like them. I’m sure some would say some of it is gaudy but truth be told I don’t… Continue reading

Gerber Daisies Add A Little Sunshine

There comes a point each winter when enough is enough and I am ready for spring. I have reached that point. Although there is snow on the ground and another impending storm on… Continue reading

A Cold Day Puts Me In The Mood To Bake

Saturday the bitter cold weather returned and I felt like staying home. Who wants to venture out when it’s twenty degrees out? Not me. I don’t know what it is about the cold… Continue reading

Strawberry, Strawberry, Strawberry

          Are wild strawberries really wild? Will they scratch and adult, will they snap at a child? Should you pet them, or let them run free where they roam?… Continue reading

Valentines Day

Hubby knows how much I love white chocolate and so every year he gets me the most wonderful assortment. And so I decided I would make him a little something special. Chocolate covered strawberries… Continue reading

Maine Character

One thing I have noticed in Maine is there are some really interesting places and homes. This particular house and barn are an antique shop in Denmark Maine. All the items on display… Continue reading

It’s All In The Details

Since I have been doing photography I find that I notice the minute details in everyday scenes around me. The way light illuminates the top of trees as the sun is rising in… Continue reading