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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nothing better than spending a hot summer night on Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable. The sunset never disappoints!
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
Fall views in and around Acadia National Forest in Mt Desert Island, Maine.
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
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
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
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
A weeks escape in Rangeley Lake, Maine.
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.
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
Summer will come once again and the oceanside amusement park at Old Orchard Beach in Maine will reopen.
Wouldn’t this be a perfect spot to retreat to from the afternoon sun and have a glass of wine. The South of France.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Varying views of the beautiful Bass River which abuts the towns of Yarmouth and Dennis on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
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
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
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