This was a quick, candid shot as I left the Louvre and stepped back out into the rainy, January afternoon, but it may be my favorite shot from this trip to Paris. I’d love to hear your thoughts! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Jumping in a Puddle Truth is… You […]

If you don’t know what to expect, seeing the Mona Lisa, or La Joconde as she’s called at home in France, can be a bit of a letdown.  The portrait which has been called the best known, most visited, most written about, most sung about, and most parodied work of art in the world is only […]

Yes, it was a cold, rainy, winter day in Paris, but the Louvre is still so, darn beautiful!  Here are three of my favorite shots of the exterior of the Louvre.  What do you think? Do you have a favorite below? Louvre Exterior Photo #1.  The Louvre on a cold, rainy day in January. Louvre […]

I was so disappointed that Napoleon’s apartment at the Louvre was closed the afternoon I was there.   Seriously!  Of all the things to do and see at the Louvre, it is one of the most recommended.  Although I couldn’t see the apartment itself, the grand Escalier du Ministre staircase leading up to the apartment was […]

While I’ve been back to see the outside several times, I haven’t actually been inside the Louvre for more than ten years.  I had a little free time on Thursday afternoon, and I thought a visit to the Louvre would be a good way to spend a rainy day in Paris. As I spent a […]

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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 […]