Author Archives: Alexandra

About Alexandra

wife, lover, mother, sister, daughter, friend, teacher, blogger, scrap-booker, cross-stitcher, photographer, designer, multi-lingual speaker, dual-citizenship holder, world traveler, dreamer... hopeful, happy, blessed

XandraExpression has moved!

I moved my blog from the wordpress server to my own… please continue to read XandraExpression at alexandraconrad.com/blog where from now on all new posts will be made… Past posts and archives have also been transfered… Thanks for your support … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – America

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In Your Presence

Today, I walked into your house for the first time since you went away… I looked for you, but you weren’t in the usual places – on the porch, in the den, or in the kitchen. I thought maybe you … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Morning Shadows

6am morning shadows in the breakfast nook…

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Wordless Wednesday – Postcard from the Cape

The Province Lands The spectacular dune landscape of the Province Lands has a complex history. It is primarily the result of deposition of sand that has washed from the eroded glacial scarp, subsequently built into dunes by wind action, and … Continue reading

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Protected: Happy Birthday, Grandmama!

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Wordless Wednesday – Windows

Inspired by my walk through Houdan on Saturday, here are some windows I see today as I walk in Paris…

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Le Petit Echo de la Mode

Today I received a *wonderful* treasure in the mail, sent by my dear friend Sabine. She sent me several old, original issues of a French fashion magazine, dating from 1946 Le Petit Echo de la Mode, somewhat like a Ladies … Continue reading

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Faire-parts de Baptême

Another part of my Last Minute Series, I was able to cross another project off my list, just five days till our departure! I started these faire-parts de baptême (baptism announcements) yesterday morning and worked on them in the afternoon … Continue reading

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On My Own

Yesterday, after leaving the vernissage, I didn’t, just couldn’t go home right away. I needed a moment to take it all in, file away the inspiration, the spiral of ideas that came with it; I had to deal with the … Continue reading

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