Monthly Archives: October 2014

Paris 2014: Napoleon and Monochrome Madness

We visited Napoleon’s Tomb at Les Invalides during our stay in Paris last Spring and I shot this photo of his statue near the tomb. The sculpture by Pierre-Charles Simart is about 30 feet from the tomb and stands over … Continue reading

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Back to Yosemite with Monochrome Madness

Yosemite Valley is 167 miles due east of Crow Canyon but I only get there every fifteen years or so. We had a family wedding in June of this year in nearby Evergreen (just outside the park) and I got … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Our Hemingway Walk, Part Three

Note: This is the third of three postings on Our Hemingway Walk, following Forever Paris by Christina Henry de Tessan. Click here to see Part One, our walk from our apartment on Rue de Condé to Stops #6 (Shakespeare & … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Our Hemingway Walk, Part Two

Christina Henry de Tessan’s Hemingway Walk in her book Forever Paris (see my posting here on my favorite Paris books) starts with the apartment on Rue du Cardinal-Lemoine where Ernest Hemingway lived with his wife Hadley during the early 1920s. … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Our Hemingway Walk, Part One

It was a sunny Saturday morning and we were off on our Hemingway Walk, our copy of Forever Paris by Christina Henry de Tessan in my hand. Christina’s starting point for the walk was a mile away in the fifth … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Reflections in Monochrome

We were nearing the end of our Hemingway Walk one sunny Saturday last May and we were walking past a store down the street from Gertrude Stein’s home when I noticed the reflections. At first I just noticed the window … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Researching Our Paris Trip

For me part of the enjoyment of travel is reading about our destination and planning our itinerary. I may start reading six or seven months before our trip and most always bring along a couple of books to read during … Continue reading

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