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We Love These Vintage Valentines from the New York Public Library

“Although ‘tis pierced by Cupid’s dart, I’m offering you a pretty good heart.”

“To my Valentine” (undated)

Source: We Love These Vintage Valentines from the New York Public Library

San Diego

Great thoughtful essay on San Diego…

A Classic Fairy Tale City, Old Quebec!

Travel adventures across the World!!!

Old Quebec is a classic fairy take city surrounded by citadels and forts at every corner. The moment we entered the city through giant dome shaped gateways, I was already in the awe of the city. Every little street we crossed to reach our hotel had horse buggies running along the pavements bustling with tourists. Every nook and corner of the city was filled with street musicians playing guitar, piano, saxophone and all kinds of instruments. The music being soft and mellow was very soothing to hear.

Our first day at Old Quebec, we checked into the Fairmont Le Chateau that is a palace like looking hotel in the heart of the city. Located right by the Lawrence River, the Le Chateau looks no less than a historic mansion. As we walked out of our hotel, we started to make our way to the lower town down the stairs to…

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Snow Day!

Camellia's Cottage

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If you live in the Lower South, an honest to goodness Snow Day is as scarce as hen’s teeth… especially in December, more especially this close to Christmas!  We’re more apt to have weather reports that hint at – A Light Frost, Possible Snow Flurries or A Light Dusting of Snow in low lying areas than the real thing. A Snow Day is rare and beautiful.

For one magical day- it snowed all day- silently steadily covering Boxwoods, which looked like big frosted cupcakes.

Garden chairs had icy white down cushions. Roses glittered, magnolia leaves bowed under the weight, holly berries peaked out and even decorated a cake!

Camellias seemed even more beautiful under frosted green leaves. A sassy Garden Statuary showed off her White Pill Box Hat! 85C923D5-BA84-4A02-A62D-1F1605DDF93F

Trees took on an haunting beauty…

Serene Garden scenes…

Cozy Snacks by Firelight appeared in beautiful array…

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Bar Harbor, Maine

Wonderful travel tale and photos! Thank you.. #Maine #Travel

A Note From Abroad

October 10th

Signs on a building, downtown Bar Harbor

Three years ago we visited our friends Lise and Charlie at their family cabin just a few miles from where our ship docked. On that trip we explored Acadia National Park and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the natural beauty. 

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