🌻🌻🌻 It was a sun-soaked, May afternoon, as we sped from Avignon to Paris, and were treated to seemingly, unending views of verdant pastures, whizzing by like freeze frames from the window of our TGV. I suspect, that to many of our fellow travelers, the expansive… Continue Reading “Pastorale (Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!)”
This photograph displays several counter-intuitive twists; from a vision of “La tour Eiffel” in winter, complete with ice skaters, to the miniaturization of the scene into a Christmas Ball. The third twist is that this street-sized, Christmas ornament was sitting, smack-dab, in the middle… Continue Reading “Tourist Twist”
Leaving Avignon, a sad “adieu,” Province would, all too soon, become a dream, Settling in ‘en train’, content; we knew we’d long recall these fleeting scenes. Through filmy windows, suddenly all green, My photo lens embraced the verdant pastures, Lime and Kelly shades, like jellybeans… Continue Reading “In Vino Veritas”
🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹 He silences the whispering of his doubting demons. She is his whole world and he is merely a corner of hers, neatly compartmentalized between her career and her quest for perfection. Forcing a smile in an effort to not to rain on her… Continue Reading “La Vie en Rose”
This photo was taken in our Paris hotel room on May 1, 2012. Initially, I was drawn to the ultra modern window wall, with striking geometric sweep and simpatico materials of construction, creating dramatic contrasting and coordinating shades and shadows. One could return to… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: In The Background”
Paris – so much more Than City of Lights and Love; City of Shadows.
I am posting this response to the Weekly Photo Challenge from a few weeks ago. Yes, it is late for the challenge. The reason it is late is because I had so many lovely images from which to choose I took an inordinate amount… Continue Reading “2012 Photo Review”
I pulled this gallery together with photographs that engender a spirit of hope, renewal and new beginnings. La Fete de Muguet (more commonly known as May Day) in Paris, brings with it an abundance of Lilies of the Valley(Muguets) sprigs, flower-pots and bouquets. Whether… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal”