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Back in Fredericksburg

Meahwhile, back in Fredericksburg, Texas. . . . This photo kind of says it all. Fredericksburg is a mix of vintage, cowboy, great architecture and style. The only thing missing is the German influence: The stuff in the boutiques pretty … Continue reading

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A Little Texas-German Vibe

Fredericksburg, Texas, was founded in 1846 and named after Prince Frederick of Prussia. The first German settlers used a dialect called Texas German because they refused to speak English. Can’t help wondering what that sounded like. We thought this German-Texan … Continue reading

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Orange Avenue

On a stroll down Orange Avenue in Coronado. . . . A vintage canoe decorated with paper or fabric, filled with spheres that look like giant scoops of gelato. Pretty for a party, yes? “Cake Heaven,” the best kind of … Continue reading

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Makawao is Definitely a Wow

One of my favorite towns on Maui was Makawao. According to about.com, one of the most popular rodeos in Hawaii occurs there on July fourth. “Paniolos” were the first cowboys in the United States. Long before there were cowboys in … Continue reading

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Back to Nantucket, part two

I do love the colors of Nantucket. A yellow door, a blue sign… Hot pink and lime green totes, a lavender door… bright green sweet potato vine and a tangerine door. As the sun sets, the sky turns a soft … Continue reading

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What’s say we go back to Nantucket?

Jeanne of the lovely blog flyinggma.com reminded me of my Nantucket trip last summer when she mentioned that her dad collected clocks. We saw the most beautiful clock shop on the island, and when I looked through photos the other … Continue reading

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Provincetown and neon

Have you ever seen a red sunflower? I’m kind of partial to the yellow ones growing in Provence, but this looks kind of nice with the pink roses, don’t you think? More shots of Provincetown. Oh, yesterday WordPress suggested a … Continue reading

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Browsing in Nantucket

While in Nantucket, we ducked into a shop that was so beautifully laid out, I had to take photos. Enjoy: I could hardly believe it when I spied these: They look exactly the same as the flatware I photographed at … Continue reading

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Nantucket

We went to Nantucket for the first time a couple of weeks ago. I’d always wanted to see the island…an old friend’s husband always raved about it and that made me curious. You’ll probably discover that I’m a very curious … Continue reading

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