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Russell House Hotel

The Russell House hotel’s owner described it as the “Palace Hotel of Canada,” but when it first opened in 1863 the hotel was far from it. 565 more words


Scent of a Woman

It is hard to explain the way a perfume gives a little more character to how we waft about through our days leaving behind traces of our ephemeral phantoms.   695 more words


Read My Lips

Object of vanity, symbol of sleaze and totem of timeless. To believe that red lipstick has been all of these things is only part of its remarkable history. 540 more words


Icelandic Christmas Dessert - Sarah Bernhardt Cakes

Last year during the Christmas season, I was home on maternity leave. I had a lot of time to bake long and complicated desserts. The dessert that was absolutely worth the time and trouble was the Sarah Bernhardt cake recipe. 721 more words

Quotable Women ~ November 7th

Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”

– Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), French Actress


Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Imagine you are taking a late night walk at the graveyard and you are deep in your thoughts. It’s a bright night, moon is shining and the temperatures are just about low enough to see the air coming out of your mouth. 465 more words