A Finger Lakes Road Trip

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Story and Photos by Diana Ballon The U.S. border is often an intimidating barrier for Canadians looking for a quick weekend getaway. But it shouldn’t be. In just over three hours, Torontonians can be driving along winding country roads overlooking long slender lakes, with wineries, microbreweries and quaint inns at their fingertips.   On a … Read more

A Birthday in New York City

story and photos by Ann Wallace My birthday falls on 7 January.  It is not a good day for a birthday!  According to tradition, Christmas decorations come down the day before, leaving the house with a bare, sad atmosphere. The Christmas tree, hitherto so pretty, lies by the curb.  A small handful of birthday cards … Read more