Tag Archive: travel

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

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

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

A Cape Cod Night

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

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

Rangeley Lake in Maine

A weeks escape in Rangeley Lake, Maine.

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.

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

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

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

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

Giving Tree Gallery Walk

In Sandwich MA on Cape Cod there is a wonderful place called the Giving Tree Gallery. On Route 6A the homeowner’s have opened up their gardens for anyone to wander through. The garden… Continue reading

Bass River in Yarmouth and Dennis on Cape Cod

Varying views of the beautiful Bass River which abuts the towns of Yarmouth and Dennis on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.  

A Trip Down The River Seine

It seems like a lifetime ago. A little over two years in fact since hubby and I went to France. What a trip it was. Two weeks and it was nowhere near enough… Continue reading

Thousand Islands, New York

Vacation in Canada

Hubby and I had the most wonderful vacation visiting my brother and his wife on their Island which is on the Lake of Bays in Ontario, Canada. It was so relaxing to just… Continue reading

196/365 Kayaking on Cape Cod

195/365 Dore River, France

176/365 You’d Think It Was Paris But…

It’s Portland Maine

174/365 Sarlat-la-Caneda, France

162/365 Fishing at Dusk, Cape Cod

157/365 Green Briar Nature Center Sandwich Cape Cod

156/365 Falmouth Heights Beach, Cape Cod

155/365 Swan Boats, Boston Public Gardens

153/365 Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod

147/365 My Next Home

146/365 A Magical Spot for a Meal

143/365 Saint Emilion France

141/365 French Evening Haze

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119/365 A Quiet Moment on Old Orchard Beach Maine

118/365 Boardwalk, Old Orchard Beach, Maine

117/365 Sandwich Harbor, Cape Cod, MA

107/365 Falmouth Harbor at Dusk

104/365 Paris Crowd

103/365 Wychmere Harbor Harwichport Cape Cod

102/365 Cape Cod Playground

101/365 Back to Reality

What a week! We were in the sunny Caribbean on the island of St. Martin through Tuesday. It was warm and sunny in the mid 80s with balmy breezes. 10:30 PM Tuesday night… Continue reading