This photo shows the results of 500 years of walking up and down the marble stairs of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Until recently, I thought there were only “Christmas” cacti. An old friend set me straight when I remarked that my blooming cactus had the wrong month.
Above, do you see how at least one of the blossoms is a double, going both left and right?
I’m finding it really difficult to photograph this little gem. Bear with me while I attempt to get a good shot!
Last April when I had the incredibly good fortune to spend a month in Paris, I accidentally joined a school or church group on the platform at the Passy metro stop, waiting to go to to La place Charles-de-Gaulle, or it’s old name La place de l’Étoile. The little girl in the blue coat and red tights caught my eye! What a little lady!
What a happy accident for me!
Do you ruminate on topics like this? I do.
I love getting the answer before I even formulate the question.
Quite literally ready for the atomic age. 1955.
They showed up out of the literal blue one autumn afternoon, ate their fill, did some squawking, and I’ve not seen them since.
One of her films was shot partially in the Museo Stibbert in Florence. I used to live a stone’s throw from this underrated museum.