Monthly Archives: October 2010

At Petite Fontaine OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA You Are “Free to Create”

At Petite Fontaine OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA You Are “Free to Create”

At Petite Fontaine in OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA you are “Free to Create” fresh, healthy gourmet salads. Brought to you by the same folks who own FONTAINE CAFFEE AND CREPERIE, Petite Fontaine, at 115 Royal Street, was created to provide a fresh, healthy, alternative carry out, although there are 2 tables for “eat in” inside and a… Continue Reading

Life With An Old Dog

Life With An Old Dog

Thought I was going to write about life with my husband, did ya?  Nope, not this time, although admittedly at times he would make good blog fodder. No, this morning I was thinking about my best furry friend, so I decided to do my own little tribute to my dog, Ilse. Ilse was a Christmas gift from… Continue Reading

Spend a Day – or two – at Alexandria’s  historic MOUNT VERNON ESTATE AND GARDENS

Spend a Day – or two – at Alexandria’s historic MOUNT VERNON ESTATE AND GARDENS

I grew up in one of those families where history was important…very important. So important, in fact, that while my friends were at the beach, well, I would usually be with my parents touring Civil War Battlefields and historic homes.  And, no, I wasn’t always all that happy about it, a fact of which my… Continue Reading