As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

While it’s absolutely gorgeous, and was probably the original, formal entrance to Chateau d’Amboise, the Lion’s Gate entrance is closed to the public.  Set in roughly the center of the gardens of Chateau d’Amboise, today the gate is used as a service entrance for the gardens. Being intentionally ignorant of the access interdit sign (which […]