Saturday, November 25, 2017

international Thanksgiving

Today we are celebrating a mostly traditional American Thanksgiving with some of our French friends.  Alas, no whole turkeys could be found so we're having duck instead.   This boulangerie (just 50 yards/meters away) graciously offered to make American-style rolls just for us on this occasion.  We have so much for which to be thankful.

And here they are:

Friday, November 24, 2017

this red vine...

... is traditionally predicted to turn black today.

Its scientific name comes from the unusual growing form of the vine: Tee-Rexus Redus.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

fall finale

Trees along the top of the levee next to the Loire with the bridge Leclerc in the foggy distance.  And Happy Thanksgiving to all.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

the royal banners

Banners flying over the château of Amboise have the symbols of the 15th century residents King Charles VIII and his Queen, Anne of Brittany.

Friday, November 17, 2017

going fast

About a week ago these plane trees were about at their "peak" (as in this shot).  Now, the leaves are falling rapidly and will soon be only a memory.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

however you look at it

It can be startling, even uncomfortable, to look at things from another angle... but I think always interesting and sometimes rewarding. The original:

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Sunday sunrise

This morning I woke up to find a nearly full moon setting in the west, so out I dashed with camera in hand.  But ultimately the shot I liked most was in the opposite direction.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

fall back

France fell back an hour this past weekend.  And this photo shows what fall back in 2015 looked like.  This year the tree colors are rather muted around here.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CDP Theme Day - rock n roll !

C'mon, let's dance !

The first of every month is Theme Day for the worldwide bloggers of City Daily Photo and today's theme is "rock and roll".  To see how the others interpreted this theme click here.