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Mistral, I Knew You When

When I first moved to San Diego years ago, one of my favorite places to go was Mistral in Solana Beach. It was a tiny boutique with French soaps, lotions and linens, etc. There was always French music playing and … Continue reading

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California Colors

I’d almost, almost forgotten how beautiful the colors are in California. . . . Yes, the skies really are that blue here. The tree with the striking yellow blooms is a gold medallion (Cassia leptophylla). One of the lovely boutiques … Continue reading

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A little touch of Provence…

…on the island of Nantucket. The sun was setting, we were waiting for our ferry and the shopkeeper was occupied. Right after I took this shot, she came out, sat down and smoked until we left. Timing really is everything. … Continue reading

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French boutique in Amish country

I love unusual juxtapositions, don’t you? While in the Amish country recently, we discovered some pretty nice boutiques, including this one with all things French and beautiful. Here’s another view:   See the little bird next to the glass? I … Continue reading

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