Monday, May 4, 2009

Monday is 'Missing Paris Day'~Chartre Cathedral

While spring rain is presently melting my enthusiasm here in the Pacific NW, memories of France in the spring keep my fire delightfully crackling away.

These were taken in May a couple of springs ago at one of our favorites: Chartres Cathedral just a short drive or trainride out of Paris. Enjoy!




Throughout and between the maze of Mays, we all need a little rejuvenating.


Alors, moi,
...while fighting a wee sore throat this wet day of May...

I plan on cozying up to the fire with Andrea Lee's intriguing collection of short stories, "Interesting Women". Some fine writing. Happy Spring to all of you lovely and interesting women (and men of course)!
Photographs copyright: Kirsten Steen

14 comments:

  1. Such great photos. I could almost smell the flowers!

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  2. Oh, I am alternately gasping and sighing. Such lovely, lovely photos. The wisteria. Oh, the wisteria.

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  3. Thanks g. and Relyn,
    The wisteria makes me nostalgic. Glad I could share it so others could enjoy it.

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  4. Gorgeous shots and I can't help but say that the wisteria was my pick - sublime. xv

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  5. I sigh wistfully at the wisteria! This is just beyond spectacular. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  6. Thanks Vicki and Muse...something about wisteria next to an ancient cathedral involves sighing. So appreciate your comments!
    Kirsten

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  7. Wonderful photos! I'm off to Paris tomorrow, you set me in the right mood for the weekend of stolling around and looking for little treasures... I hope it doesn't rain!

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  8. Ms. Polly, Hoping you have a fabulous Paris visit! What's not to love?! Hope the weather's great.
    Kirsten

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  9. Kirsten, just discovered your blog - how absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing these lovely photos.

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  10. Thanks Mary, Happy to share. And happy you came by!

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  11. BEAUTIFUL place... thank you for sharing!

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  12. Thank you Fifi and thanks for dropping in! Loved your picture-inspired drawing and painting! Will be back to see more!
    Kirsten

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  13. What a lovely blog you have! I'll be back for more...
    Nathalie
    Dolce Dreams

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  14. Thanks Nathalie, I'll look forward to your return!
    Kirsten

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