Thursday Doors: A walk in the sun outside Perpignan

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Two weeks ago, my husband and I went for a nice walk to an equestrian center outside Perpignan proper.  We breathed deep the crisp air and enjoyed the beautiful countryside and the big blue sky.  On our way to the…

Thursday Doors: Collioure, France

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ For the third and final week, the featured doors are ones my daughter, Sarah, captured in Collioure.  Collioure is a quaint town in the southern French department of Pyrénées-Orientales, located along the Vermillion Coast. There are … interesting pedestrian…

Thursday Doors: Bright Buildings in Collioure

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ As promised last week, this week I am featuring more doors my daughter, Sarah, captured in Collioure, a lovely town along the Vermillion Coast in southern France, from October 2019.   “The pearl of the Vermillion Coast, the little town…

Thursday Doors: Blue Doors in Collioure

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This time last year, my daughter came to visit us in France.  It was wonderful!  During her stay, my husband, son, and daughter took a day trip to Collioure, a charming town along the Vermillion Coast located less than an hour…

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.

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…

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…

Thursday Doors: La Sagrada Família, Barcelona

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ On the last day of a weekend trip to Barcelona this past February, my daughter and I visited the famous Basílica de la Sagrada Família.  This grand structure was designed by architect Antoni Gaudí. Construction of the church began in…

Thursday Doors: The Streets of Barcelona

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Here are a few eclectic photos from a weekend getaway I enjoyed with my daughter back in February 2020 to Barcelona, Spain. The Oriental-style Casa Bruno Cadres, along the famous La Rambla Boulevard, used to be an umbrella shop…

Friendly Friday: Summer Fun

This week, the topic for Friendly Friday Photo Challenge is Summer Traditions and is hosted by Sandy over at The Sandy Chronicles. ~~ From 2006 – 2012, I had the privilege of organizing and participating in summer camp for kids in Mongolia.  It was my all-time favorite summer tradition.  Seven years in a row, I…

Thursday Doors: Barcelona

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton.  A month before the lockdown here in France, my daughter took me on a weekend trip to Barcelona, Spain.  That was only February, though it feels like ages ago. As I’m sure I won’t be taking any “doorscursions” for some time,…

Friendly Friday: Unusual

The topic for the Friendly Friday photo challenge, hosted by Amanda, is “unusual.”  Upon looking through my archives, I came up dry and thought I would need to pass.  But, then, this evening, I spied out my back window an “unusual” shaped cloud floating across the sky. What do you think?  Maybe a space ship is…