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Just for the summer months, Memorial Day thru Labor Day, I’ve decided to take the weekends off! A little extra time to explore the outdoors, recharge the batteries and enjoy the ones I love…wishing you a wonderful weekend and I’ll see you Monday!

photos by me ~ mimi and bella in Bar Harbor Maine, summer 2010

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standing guard

who’s that standing guard by the front door? it looks a lot like mimi lou!

wishing you a glorious day today!

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happy easter!

mimi and bella with their easter eggs (hard boiled of course!)

bella gave hers a gentle sniff while mimi tried to devour hers!

wishing you and yours a very happy easter!

photos by me, 4/23/11

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a sunny nap

mimi has the right idea…a sunny nap on this glorious spring day…wishing you a happy patriots day and boston marathon!

photo by me

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Simply titled “Molyneux”, this book explores more than a dozen projects ranging from a Beaux Arts mansion in the heart of Buenos Aires to a Park Ave penthouse. Complete with Molyneux’s personal insights and strategies, this book is definitely going on my list of must haves. My favorite, the cover! It is a photograph of the Palladian Dog House Molyneux designed for a Kips Bay Showhouse. His client? Max, his beloved Scottie dog! At just 3 feet square, it is complete with real marble floors, artful tromp l’oeil painting (notice the scottie dogs!), a portico in front with Corinthian columns and a pediment. I better not show this to Mimi and Bella! They will want their own Italian Greyhound palace! (come to think of it, they are quite happy with a simple gaze out the back window!)

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

photo of mimi and bella by me

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mimi

for those of you who read “a thoughtful eye” on a regular basis, you know that I’m madly in love with my two italian greyhounds mimi and bella, so it must come as no surprise that my passion for photography overlaps effortlessly with my love for these two beauties…after experiencing the graceful Wegman images yesterday, I just had to post these two photos from the other day…mimi was sitting near me gazing out the window, enjoying the afternoon sun as only a dog can do…she looked so beautiful and expressive, I just had to try and capture her mood…a comfortable chair, warm sunshine, and a view of the great outdoors…a perfect day in the life of my sweet little mimi

photos by me

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Our italian greyhounds Mimi and Bella had a rough week of winter weather…snow storm after snow storm made it difficult to find walking paths for their delicate little feet…this weekend promises to be the coldest temps in years so I count my blessings that we have a fireplace to keep them warm and lots of toys and socks for them to play with…wishing you a warm and cozy weekend!

photos by me

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joy!

wishing you love and joy this holiday season!

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happy birthday!

Today is my birthday and the first as a blogger! I thought I would share with you some very sweet photos of mimi posing in the sun with her toy sheep. They always make me smile!

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happy anniversary!

Let me have your heart always close to mine to hear every throb of my life, every sorrow, every joy ~ James Joyce

Today’s post is for my husband Edward ~ we are celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary today! Our favorite things…mimi and bella, laughing, an early dinner at il casale, bar harbor sunrise, acadia national park, morning walks on the shore path, the sunset from our house, san francisco, le cherche midi, our families, just being together…

above, bar harbor, summer 2010 ~ sunrise from our room

above, summer 2010 ~ edward at acadia national park

above, bar harbor ~ edward, mimi and bella

above, bar harbor ~ walking the muffins on the shore path

above, the wooded path across the street

above, a fall sunset

above, san francisco

above, rue du cherche-midi ~ near our favorite restaurant, le cherche midi

'elusia', sur les champs-elysées, dans le viiie arrondissement.

above, champs-elysees ~ romantic memories from our honeymoon

paris photos from Linternaute Paris

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