The Public Gardens

While Josh, Teresa and Mavis made a too-long-for -me day trip to Prince Edward Island, the rest of us went to town to see the Public Gardens and wander.  We saw SO many flowers I couldn’t identify.  Maybe a poppy? … Continue reading →

Halifax for Foodies?

It was a very overcast morning and rain was predicted so we drove into Halifax. It takes us about 20 minutes.  We parked at the Maritime Museum and went in to explore.  Kathryn and Mavis wore the same shoes: Mavis … Continue reading →

Peggy’s Cove

After a nice relaxing morning we set out for a little trip to Peggy’s Cove.  We drove along St. Margaret’s Bay; about 30 minutes south of here is Peggy’s Cove.  The little town was lively with Canada Day celebrants but … Continue reading →

The highly anticipated Rib Fest

Way back when I was researching Halifax, I came upon a site announcing the second annual Halifax Rib Fest.  I knew Tyler would just love it. We took it slow all morning–the weather was still drizzly and damp.  Finally the … Continue reading →

First Explore

Traveling with a baby is wonderful but different.  She and her basic needs dictate quite a bit of our pace.  No problems, just an observation.  She is a total joy as grandchildren should be. We took off to explore The … Continue reading →

Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia

Still getting used to this process again so please excuse the blogging glitches We flew from Fort Lauderdale to JFK to Halifax International.  Woke up at 4:30.  Got to this lovely house at 4:30 ish.  So, long travel day, even … Continue reading →

Wrap Up (part 2) Summer 2015

After Venice we traveled in a rental car to Castelrotto in the Dolomites.  We stayed at Haus Siblernagl (suggested by Terry) which was a very short walk into the little town.  The views around each turn were spectacular. We took … Continue reading →

Wrap Up–Summer 2015

Well, we’ve been back for a while and it’s been a total whirlwind.  Started our return with a few glorious days in South Florida with our wonderful family. I had back surgery and am thrilled to report I am now … Continue reading →

Last day–a little rough around the edges

We woke up early just to get it all together and have time for a final walk about. We just had to get over to Dolce Locanda for coffee and a sweet goodbye to the ladies there. Interesting because the … Continue reading →

Winding down and a wonderful reuinion

I had heard from Massimo before, last year, but he never showed up so I was thrilled to get a FB message from him that he wanted to come to see us in Verona (from Bergamo).  We met him at … Continue reading →