Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor Washington State a long weekend 8/15/19 to 8/17/19 After a mere 2-1/2 hour drive from Vancouver, Handsome and I met up with my brother and sister in law. It’s so important to visit face to face, don’t you think? Emails and phones just don’t always make the grade. Panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, San Juan Islands, and the Olympic Mountains were breath taking. Thank you B & L for sharing your HomeToGo. (Photo by brother) Listening and sh
In my world, hand stitching is just another word for bliss. It has the ability to take me out of my head. My blue/pink shawl is from My Sister’s Closet, a Vancouver charity for battered women. A dowdy cream colored thrifted wool coat had been hibernating in my stash for years. Early this summer, inspiration struck like a bolt of lightning. After a thorough machine washing and terrace sunbathing, she was ready for a makeover. To lighten the piece, the bottom front was chopped
THE FRENCH COMMUNITY gathered for crepes, confections and good cheer on BASTILLE DAY last July 14th at the ROUNDHOUSE in Vancouver. W H A T W E W O R E a true story CLASSIC FRENCH CARS were also highlighted on BASTILLE DAY! Handsome owned a similiar French Traction Avante in the ’60s, costing only £90 ($270) . It was brilliant until the car broke down on his way to work one day. With great haste, he bought another vehicle for £35, making the offshore helicopter flight! Off Th
Sunday, July 21st Folk Festival, Jericho Beach In honor of the event, Handsome and I decided to explore the fest’s 'hood of Point Grey. Judy and the MOO COW CHEST are giving themselves permission to be very happy. It is a smile competition. FAVORITE SHOP OTD The Folk Art Interiors established in the 80’s was a treasure-trove. Located in a TIME WORN building, it has been a main stay in the Point Grey area for over 20 years. I SPIED WITH MY LITTLE EYE vintage hats, raggedy quil
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