Thursday Doors: Transformers

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This week, I’ll be featuring “transformer sheds” that have been beautified in our part of France.  If you would like to see more doors from all around the globe, visit Norm’s.  Thank you for stopping by! Stay safe, stay well.

Superstitious

Donning her red dress, Sally joined her husband in meeting his mother for their traditional Mid-Autumn Festival dinner of duck, pomelos, and mooncakes.  When the meal was over, and before her mother-in-law noticed, Sally grabbed the chopsticks she accidently left upright in the bowl of leftover rice.  Stealthily, she lay them horizontal on the chopstick rest uncrossed.   Walking…

Thursday Doors: Fall Photo Festival, Perpignan

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Last year, at this time of year, my husband, son, and I enjoyed attending the 31st International Festival of Photojournalism (organized by Visa pour l’image) featuring powerful street photography.    It was a pleasant day in Perpignan and a nice…

Perspectives

“Did you take the high-chair to the curb?” June asked. “Yes, but, I don’t think–” he said. “Back home, we leave the useful stuff.  Someone always picks it up.” ~~ “Who would leave their trash?” Sally sighed.  “One man’s trash, another man’s treasure, only, this is just trash,” her husband laughed. ~~ Watching from the…

Descendant

“Why did mother leave?” Aimie asked. “To travel the world,” was all her father said. Aimie found solace in their family’s shop, filled with exotic and magical merchandise.  Customers flocked from afar to trade pure silver for their purchased items.  Standing behind the counter, Aimie sneezed.   Was that fire from my nose? “Hmm,” her father said.  …

Thursday Doors: Yellow House

In the same way as many others, this chunk of time has been disorienting, to say the least. For me, the last two months have been very difficult especially. I’ve been wondering when I’ll feel normal again. I’m still unsure, but in an effort to re-gain some balance, I wake each morning and tell myself…