Friday, June 30, 2017

Les Papilles

As is the case many times, I don't take note of the place, just the cheerful jaune, rouge, et orange façade! Les Papilles!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

rue de Bac

This could be Peter Olson, but I confess, I'm not sure. Let's just say it is!

Monday, June 26, 2017

Something For Everyone

At the Marché aux Puces offers everything from feed sacks to sterling silver. I shop for photos!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fleurs à Paris

Walking home from Sunday mass at the Vâl de Grace on rue Claude Bernard, I caught Madame Christine Bawedin putting out her lovely flowers at her fleuriste. She was kind enough to let me photograph her and the inside of her shop.

74 rue Claude Bernard
75005 Paris

Today I join James' Weekend Reflections HERE. Please visit the other blogs posting their wonderful reflections from around the world.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Weekend Reflections - Mon selfie

I love capturing reflection in moto mirrors all over Paris. This day I caught myself, with bad Paris hair.

Today I join James' Weekend Reflections. His friends around the world post their captures right HERE!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mon nouvel ami

Normally I like to catch people on the street without them being aware I'm there. This day, there were kids running all around the Palais Royal, and this boy stopped and looked at me. I held up my camera, and he was very willing to have me take his photo. A sweet memory.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


These exquisite gates serve as a lovely welcome to Parc Monceau in the 8th arrondissement. It's not in the very center of Paris so is often overlooked. It's a beautiful and quiet park. Put it on your list.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Afternoon at the Mouffetard Café

Oh this brings back so many good memories of days spent along rue Arbalète and rue Mouffetard.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Je ne sais pas

Sometimes while walking as fast as I can,  in order to keep up with my speedy amis, I snap a quick photo, then when I return home and have a look, I have no idea. Today is one of those funny captures with no additional info. Je suis désolé.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Papa et sa petite fille

Papa et sa petite jeune fille. What makes this image especially poignant is that it was taken on the Sunday morning, following the terrorist attacks on Paris just two days before. Parisians marched forth and embraced their normal life that day. 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Paris Windows

 Rue de Crémieux

This day, Mary and I had walked what seemed half of Paris with Peter. I was almost done, but Peter offered Rue Crémieux, and I said I thought I could walk a few steps more. I love this little street. Worth the effort.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fleuristes à Paris

Since discovering this beautiful shop in 2014, I find myself returning each trip. Stepping inside is like finding yourself enveloped in exquisite bouquets from floor to ceiling. Put it on your list!

14 rue des Saints-Pères
75007 Paris

Monday, June 12, 2017

Dimanche à rue Mouffetard

The locals who gather on rue Mouffetard each Sunday, are really good! I guess they get a lot of practice. 

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Old Favorite

This photograph was taken in June, 2010 as Mary and I walked to the Musée d'Orsay to meet friends. I"ve always loved this Galeries Lafayette ad, so I thought it would be fun to recycle this image!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Waiting For the Métro

Coming from a city with no real public transportation system, I'm a big fan of the Paris Metro and bus system.  It's fast, cheap and aside from the stairs that I curse frequently, a great way to get around Paris.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Petit garçon avec son baton

A sunny Sunday at the Jardin du Luxembourg means families in Paris enjoying the nice weather and the children with their batons and sailboats!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ecoute - The Listener

Located on Place René Cassin, just outside Église Saint-Eustache, Henri Miller's enormous sculpture, Ecoute, depicts an enormous head resting in a hand. The public art, combining old Paris architecture with new and eclectic art is yet another reason I love Paris.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Spinelli et Sivel

One of the most unusual gravesite at  Cimetière de Père-Lachaise, has to be the resting place of Spinelli et Sivel. They died in a balloon accident in 1875 and are buried together in this beautiful gravesite. As a photographer, the coloration on the monument intrigued me. 

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Sunday Church Series - Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

 This is a church that  you must put on your list when visiting Paris. The resting place of most of France's royalty and their families, it is considered the royal necropolis of France.  Located in a northern suburb of Paris, it is one of the most beautiful churches I've visited in Paris. 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jardin d'acclimatation

Located in the Bois de Boulogne, the Jardin d'acclimatation , is the place go with kids in Paris. It's part amusement park, park garden ( shown here), petting zoo, playgournd, boat rides and much more. Eva and Davis loved the day we spent here.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

City Daily Photo Theme Day - Nature

Now, more than ever, I admire the French for their commitment to environmental issues. Throughout Paris, you see more and more vertical living gardens/living walls. I photographed this at Le BHV Marais L'homme.  More at Musée Quai Branley and across Paris, reflect Paris' focus on environmental issues that affect our planet.

Today I join my fellow City Daily Photobloggers for our Theme Day - Nature! Click HERE to see all of their posts on our monthly theme!