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Boston’s Historic Fire Stations

Engine 33 and Ladder 15 are housed at the same fire station – one of the historic fire stations and the oldest fire station in Boston.  These two vehicles were specially manufactured and sized to fit through the arched wooden bay doors of the station.  The building, built in 1887, is weathered and worn . . […]

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Vancouver, BC, a Huge City for Its Size!

Shelli and I arrived by ferry from Vancouver Island right at rush hour on a Sunday afternoon. That’s correct Phoenicians; Vancouver has a rush hour even on a Sunday afternoon. We live in a metropolis with over 4.2 million population, the city of Phoenix itself is the 6th most populous city in the U.S. with […]

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Victoria – We Love This City!

We are enamored with Victoria, BC,with its clean air, ocean breezes, abundant foliage, and organic eateries.  In short, it won our hearts. The Craigdarroch Castle Historic House Museum is a Victorian-era castle complete with lavish furnishings, stunning woodwork and lots of stained glass.  Most of the décor is original and boasts one of the most […]

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Victoria BC

 We perked a pot of coffee and cooked a bit of toast in the condo while working on our computers. When we realized it was 11:30 we decided to get some blood flowing and take a journey. This time we started walking the opposite direction from the past two days; I’m not sure what direction […]

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Victoria, BC, Canada

Victoria BC Canada is the largest seaside citiy on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.  It is an easy commuter plane ride from Seattle and is one of the places we’ve always wanted to visit. First impression was that Victoria BC Canada is a city that has a quiet ability for bringing out the best […]

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Downsizing

Life in the fast lane is easier than ever! When we first became empty nesters, we were asked many times how we ever decided to make changes in our lives that we would  both consider positive. Apparently by many peoples’ standards, it was not considered appealing to downsize and change our ways of doing things.  Even as recently as […]

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