Category Archives: Travel

A glimpse of Morocco, Epcot-style

We almost skipped the Morocco pavilion at Epcot Center and that would have been a mistake. It’s one of the most beautiful, and almost made me feel like I was in the country. This is the Disney version, after all. … Continue reading

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Back in France, kind of….

If you ever go to Epcot Center, be sure to visit the France Pavilion. It has the beautiful architecture, an Eiffel Tower and its own little Seine complete with artist and vintage bicycle: There’s also a restaurant called Les Chefs … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back in Paris….

I have some new subscribers, so if you don’t mind, I’m going to put up the guest post I did for A Lady in France a while back. It’s the least I can do after subjecting you to winterscapes yesterday. … Continue reading

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A break from the sleet, slush and snow….

Since the weather is alternating between sleet, snow and rain this morning, I thought I’d take a virtual trip back to Hawaii. Some very dear friends took me on a cruise there four years ago and it was heaven. I … Continue reading

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Old Town Alexandria, part II

As promised, some shop windows in Old Town. This isn’t really a window, but there are some reflected in the mirror. How fun are these martini glasses? It’s a bit on the formal side, but I love things like this. … Continue reading

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Old Town Alexandria, part I

  This photo was actually taken in January. Who knew pumpkins were so hardy? I saw some in the neighborhood the same week. Old Town Alexandria is very picturesque with all its beautiful old architecture and colorful shops. I love … Continue reading

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Souvenirs de France

After scanning in some old photos of Paris for Lady Jennie, I decided to do a few more from my favorite parts of France. Being a francophile, I like the country a lot. Can you stand just one more ornate … Continue reading

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Random Florida, part I

Mel’s Diner, Cape Coral, Florida Display in Edison Museum, Fort Myers, Florida Meyer lemons, Thomas Edison summer home Verandah, Edison summer house Part II on Monday. Great weekend, everyone!

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Thomas Edison and fried gator tails

While in Fort Myers, Fla., we stopped in at the summer home and laboratory of Thomas Alva Edison. These beautiful bottles were used in his lab…. They had just restored the lab, so all the bottles were temporarily displayed on … Continue reading

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Bazaar del Mundo

While waiting for a table at an Mexican restaurant in Old Town San Diego, we strolled through Bazaar del Mundo. This collection of shops used to be in the heart of Old Town until the owner lost her lease and … Continue reading

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