Tag Archive: architecture

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

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

94/365 Paris, France

49/365 The Beauty of French Architecture

There is a certain type of beauty in the old architecture in France and it is enhanced by the flowers that adorn it.

Another View of the Paris Skyline from Montparnasse Tower

The Montparnasse Tower affords incredible views of the Paris skyline. If you visit the city you must make a point of going to the top of the tower and seeing the amazing vistas.

Bridgton, Denmark and Naples Maine in Winter

Over New Years hubby and I went to Maine with our daughter Allison, our grandchildren and Allison’s friend Lauren. One of the things I love about Maine is I can totally decompress and… Continue reading

The Seine

One of the highlights for me while visiting Paris was taking a boat ride down the Seine.

France

Well I’m back from vacation! Hubby and I spent 15 days in France. We visited Paris, of course, Saint Emilion, Sarlat and the Loire Valley. I can not even begin to say how… Continue reading

Faneuil Hall Marketplace North and South Markets

    In downtown Boston is a wonderful marketplace to visit. It’s called Faneuil Hall Marketplace. There is a series of four buildings. Faneuil Hall in the middle is full of every type… Continue reading

Main Street, Falmouth, Cape Cod Massachusetts

  On Cape Cod there are three major hubs or little cities. Falmouth, Hyannis and Provincetown. If you’re from Cape Cod you know that in summer from Falmouth to Hyannis can take you… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = QUAINT

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

Portland Maine

Portland Maine. Purchase here… A three hour drive north of Boston and into Maine one of the larger cities is Portland. Hubby and I visited here last fall for the first time. What… Continue reading

A Haunting Ruin in Portland Maine

I love old buildings. They just have such history and tell a complete story. These remnants of a building are near the Portland Head Lighthouse in Portland Maine. There was an active fort… Continue reading

Old versus New

One of the things I absolutely love about Boston is the old surrounded by the new! There are so many examples of buildings from the 1700s, 1800s and some older in the middle… Continue reading

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

Wrought Iron and Old Buildings

I have a thing for old buildings and wrought iron. I’m not sure why but when I see a beautiful old Brownstone combined with ornate wrought iron my head is just filled with… Continue reading