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The Flowers of Versailles

The Flowers of Versailles

The palace at Versailles is stunning, but it was the gardens which stole my heart. The original grounds are actually larger than Central Park, though today much of that is public land. The area that remains is filled with fountains and flowers. Lots and lots of...
Flowers of Paris

Flowers of Paris

There are gardens everywhere in Paris and even in the very late summer, they are still filled with flowers.  Each one more beautiful than the one...
Monet’s Garden

Monet’s Garden

One of my favorite painters is Monet. I have always loved his perspective of outdoor scenes. His flowers and water Lillie’s are so inspiring. This photo from the water Lily pond makes it is easy to see where his inspiration came...
Yellow Flower Pink Center

Yellow Flower Pink Center

Tired of walking the same paths through local neighborhoods, Andy and I headed to Eagle Creek Park. We were probably a few weeks late to lots of beautiful flowers, but there were still some, like this amazing yellow flower with a pink center. I have no idea what type...
Late Summer at the Lake

Late Summer at the Lake

Eagle Creek Park is much larger than you might think, especially if you decide to walk the trails.  Wandering for almost three hours in the park, we saw the lake from many angles.  This was one of my favorite views.  The picture was taken about an hour before...