A Little Brightness for Your Life

Happy Easter

Our Word View – Word of the Week = MIRACLE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Polka Dots of Color in the Sky

While on my way to work yesterday morning I was watching the sunrise. I absolutely had to pull over and take a picture as it rose up behind the Sagamore Bridge, which spans… Continue reading

BFFL

I can’t begin to tell you how much joy I get out of my granddaughters visits. They are both so absolutely adorable. Cousins’ born one week apart to my son and daughter. I… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = LUMINOUS

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Love Those Big Old Automobiles

I’m sure this may seem strange to some people but I love the shiny chrome on an antique automobile. I love the lines of these old beauties. Such great thought was given to… Continue reading

A Time I Am Proud to Witness

There is something to be said as you watch your son grow from a little boy, into a young man, and then become a father. It pulls at my heartstrings as I watch… Continue reading

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Now this is my idea of celebrating life! Good friends, great food, and a phenomenal space to entertain in! Oh forgot to mention the ultimate host… Stephane Gabart!

OF INTEREST – MY FRENCH HEAVEN

ON OCCASION I COME ACROSS A BLOG THAT I LOVE AND I LIKE TO TAKE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE IT WITH ALL OF YOU.  YOU’LL FIND A PATTERN IN MOST OF THE BLOGS… Continue reading

Silent, soft and slow descends the Snow

And in the woods there stood two lonely desolate cabins blanketed in a layer of fresh fallen snow! The pines cast deep shadows across the vast white expanse of field. In the distance… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = KITE

I dug through my archives of photos and found this photo from last fall when I was visiting my cousin Linda in Portland, Oregon. One day we took a drive out to the… Continue reading

Running Away in Boston

The Displays Are Gorgeous

One of the excellent things about the Newport Flower show in early summer is the various displays they put together. This just happened to be one of dozens. It was so picturesque, bright… Continue reading

Bookends – Brady & Harry

Harry, the chocolate lab is my daughter and son-in-law’s dog. Brady the yellow lab is our dog. Harry is a year older than Brady. Since the day we brought Brady home the two… Continue reading

More Snow But Only In Pics

These pics are from the last snowstorm we had several weeks ago. I know it’s close to spring now (thank goodness) but I just love the color in these images and so had… Continue reading

Climbing

While in Maine a number of weekends ago my daughter took my hubby, our son and me hiking/climbing up this huge rock.  In one of the pictures you can tell how far up… Continue reading

You Can’t Beat Mother Nature

I would have posted individual pictures of the aftermath of the storm but there were too many. So I figured I’d put them into two collages. The first 10 pictures of the top… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = JAZZY

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Our Coast In Under Attack

Our coast was under attack! Once again we suffered another major storm. This is the third huge storm this winter that has pummeled our coastline. The newscasters said that between the three storms… Continue reading

Trust Your Gut Always

“Trust Your Gut Always” by DIGG Founder Kevin Rose    

Trust Your Gut

I love photography. My husband will tell you I am obsessed. If I am not taking pictures I am editing them. I never tire of spending time on it. In fact there is… Continue reading

Could It Be The Final Snowstorm of the Season

Winter is slowly coming to an end. I think! In fact here in Massachusetts at this moment we are once again experiencing another two day Nor’easter. Parts of the state will be receiving… Continue reading

Snow and Water

I love the contrast between crisp white snow against the darkness of cold, winter water.

Bridgton’s Wooden Covered Bridge

While my daughter and I were driving around Bridgton Maine we spotted this beautiful wooden covered bridge off in the distance. We pulled down a side street and parked the car. This little… Continue reading

Straight Out of Currier and Ives

While in Maine this past weekend we popped over to another Town nearby called Bridgton.  What a phenomenal little Town. It had virtually everything you could need but was exceedingly picturesque. Off the Main drag and in… Continue reading

A Winter Wonderland, Bridgton Maine

Heaven’s Gate in a Winter Wood

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ICE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

A Time to Celebrate

My son the younger of my two children turned 26 this week. To celebrate my daughter, granddaughter, mother, and mother-in-law took Bob out for dinner. Talk about a rose amongst a group of… Continue reading

To Rescue or Not

Truth be told prior to rescuing Virgil in September of 2011 I had no interest in Pugs. I really would never have looked at a Pug twice. In fact I was for the… Continue reading

Pussy Willows

I love the pictures of these cut Pussy Willows. I was over my mother’s apartment and she had cut these from our garden. They were just starting to bud and the sun was… Continue reading

A Reminder of Spring

  Just a splash of color and a reminder that yes spring really is just around the corner. Let’s hope!  

My Mansion Isn’t Big Enough

As you are taking the ferry over to Martha’s Vineyard towards Vineyard Haven you pass all these mansions dotting the shore. Just when you think one can’t get bigger than the next… it… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = HOME

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Good Old Boston

This past summer my mother “Dot” and I went up to “Boston”Boston one day for lunch. We were on “Newbury Street” down towards Massachusetts Avenue. This particular area is near to a lot of… Continue reading

Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Last May my daughter Allison and I spent the day out on Martha’s Vineyard. I love all the various towns on the Vineyard. But truthfully my favorite is “Edgartown”. When you drive around the… Continue reading

Gay Head, Aquinnah, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

The town of Aquinnah on Martha’s Vineyard is better known for the Gay Head Cliffs and Lightouse. The colors of the cliffs are spectacular because of the clay in the earth. At the bottom… Continue reading

A Breech in the Dunes

Today Hubby and I drove down to one of the beaches in our Town. This particular beach forms a large sandbar, which is a barrier between the ocean and marsh and the center… Continue reading

I Love Candle Light

  This past weekend I was laying in my bedroom with a candle lit. I loved the way the candle cast shadows and a glow on the ceiling and walls. So of course… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = STORM

I have a plethora of storm pictures to pick from as we have had three snowstorms within the past seven days. Each storm has had measurable snow of five, six and 12+ inches.… Continue reading

Three Sunsets, One Location

I always find it amazing that if you stay in one location long enough for every day you’re there you will see a completely different sunset. This was so, so true in Maine.… Continue reading

Cape Cod Doesn’t Get Snow

Last weekend we got over a foot of snow. This morning I woke up to five more inches of snow on the ground when they predicted a dusting. They are now talking about… Continue reading

Thistle Four Different Ways

What Is Yet To Come

We are still digging out from the blizzard this past weekend, which dumped well over a foot of snow on the area. Some lucky towns got upwards of 30 inches of snow! It… Continue reading

Blizzard Images

Boys will be Boys

This weekend we had a blizzard in the Northeast. On Cape Cod we got well over a foot of snow. In our house Hubby and I have a whole house generator and fireplace with… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = GRATEFUL

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

A Taste of Spring

In honor of the Blizzard we are currently experiencing here in New England I figured I would post a couple of reminders of Spring. As I am scheduling this post we are supposed… Continue reading

North East Blizzard

We are in the grips of a major blizzard here in the North East. On Cape Cod where I live we currently have well over 7″ of snow, hurricane force winds and it… Continue reading