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Around the House Ephemera

Pistils at dawn

… and spent stamens at sunset. A quick tale of two tiger lilies.

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Expectation

The town awakens

Tables vessels plates and light

Wine coffee sushi

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Ephemera Travels

A fine mid-century morning

The NOIA Building in downtown Palm Springs looks like the kind of place Don Draper would have worked in, had he not been a New Yorker.

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The glamour


A hotel. A business park. An hour to kill in the morning.

Could be anywhere. Could be somewhere. Could be nowhere.

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But the camera follows.

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Good morning, Picton


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Picton, the seat of Prince Edward County is known for its bucolic setting, great restaurants, quirky boutiques and overall great vibes. Over the past few years, Picton—along with the rest of PEC—has started to gentrify. Retirees and tourists from Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and beyond are moving in, setting up, and driving prices out of reach for long-time residents.

It’s the same old story that’s being played out in cities and towns all over the “free” world. (Turns out that free is getting expensive.)

 

An early morning walk off the main drag reveals what’s changed, what’s changing and what will surely change in the years to come.

I really like this place; I hope it doesn’t lose its soul.

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