These two pictures were taken in Toronto, Canada by my best friend LG.  This was one of their first snows early in the winter season just a few weeks before they lost power for several day.  They were lucky to have a fireplace to help keep them warm.   I like the brave sole who ventured out at early evening for a brisk cycle!  Many years ago I lived in Toronto for awhile and loved the city.  However, the cold didn’t agree with me and I returned to Phoenix AZ after 3 1/2 years. 45 minutes later….  I must confess a correction 😀 … theRead More →

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  I’ve been busy wrapping presents and going out for last minute gifts.  I did finally find the perfect gift for that friend who has everything and then a bottle of Chocolate Port for my hubby at one of my favorite specialty groceries here in Southern Arizona; AJ’s.  No, we are not in Central Park!  Though I do long to go back.  This is one of those images that takes me to a Christmas like setting like when I was growing up in Idaho.  Here in Arizona, we do not get snow and I do miss it at Christmas.  Not the coldRead More →