I wish I knew how long I have had these pages
torn from an old Victoria magazine…long enough
for the pages to have yellowed. But I found them
amongst my piles of precious clippings, did a bit
of research online, and a pleasure trip was born.


Tomorrow morning ( I hope after the annual gift of
daffodils from my dear ones and a simple birthday breakfast),
I am leaving my mom in the care of my brother and my son,
and my deario and I are heading north to Fredericksburg.
We will explore the charming town tomorrow, stay at a
cosy b&b in the evening, and spend the next day at
beautiful Belmont.

I am so excited to be going to this place that is
rich in the beauty and creation of a couple who
expressed their love through art and